Randy and I visited Amsterdam,
Edam, Wons, Marken, Volendam and a few places in between.
Edam was so charming with its gables, tiny streets, church bells, and, of course, canals, that I fell in love with it.
This historical town flourishes while preserving its rich heritage. This is a brief glimpse into Edam.
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Before leaving Florida I had come across the De Fortuna Hotel online - the photo looked so lovely, I had to make a reservation. I made the right choice. It was better than I had hoped. I couldn't get enough of their beautiful grounds, and the artwork exhibited in the restaurant. We ended up staying three nights.
The beautiful De Fortuna
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The garden behind the Hotel.
You can't imagine the variety of flowers back here.
The tables on the left overlook the canal, always busy with wildlife.
Inside the De Fortuna Restaurant,
brimming with paintings and prints on Edam.
A wonderful dinner - took us 2 1/2 hours to finish!
Now, on to see Edam!
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