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Being “normal” in Amsterdam Travel

We have arrived in Amsterdam and settled into our apartment – my home for the next month and Stu’s home for two. After dragging our suitcases across cobbled streets, we lugged our suitcases up a very narrow, very steep 3 flights of stairs – technically more closely resembling a ladder. The step treads are not wide enough for a full foot and when Stu ascends his size 15 feet look comically clown like in comparison to the petit stair treads. Apparently stairs like these are common in canal houses because when they were built home owners were charged council tax...

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