Here are a few photos from SAIL Amsterdam. Held every five years, it is the largest nautical event in the world. Check out this time lapse from last Friday that shows just how many ships traveled to Amsterdam:
The Dutch refer to the first Saturday in August as “Zwarte Zaterdaag” or Black Saturday. It’s called “Black Saturday” because everyone hits the road (asphalt) to go on vacation. On August 1st, there was a traffic jam in France that was nearly 900 km (560 miles) long. Last year, the traffic jam was even worse.… Read More Vacation: The Netherlands vs. the U.S.