When I traveled to Amsterdam for the first time, there was a feeling of wanderlust. It was amazing to feel excited, nervous, and hopeful at the same time. It's almost like going on a 1st date (that you want to end well).
Amsterdam is a compact city, but the sights are spread throughout, making it somewhat difficult to organize an easy-flowing self-guided walking tour. To see what we wanted to see, we had to cover some ground, which included a little zigging and zagging.
Haarlem by KARANESHEV3112 from http://500px.com/photo/198160757 - Holland is a unique country at least for foreigners. Canals flowers bikes people technical progress tolerance and rejection of any "minor" violations and last but not least language. This is Holland and maybe something else ..... More on dokonow.com.