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How not to get hit by a bike, and other stuff they forgot to tell you about Amsterdam.   By S G Collins.

Copyright 2003-2004 S G Collins. All rights reserved.

City map

What is Amsterdam?

Should you come?

How Amsterdam got here

How you get here

What's different, what's the same

Riding the trams & metro

How not to get hit by a bike

Eating out


What they expect you to do (and what you could do instead)

Signs and sounds

Who are the Amsterdammers?

How safe is it?

Going wild

Oh, so you wanna live here?

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