We flew into Schiphol. Someone in the car rental area put a slow puncture in a tire of our rental car, followed us until the tire went flat, posed as a Good Samaritan and robbed us.

We spent much of our time in Amsterdam at the police station, the US consulate (getting a new passport), and replacing stolen items. There were many American tourists at the consulate who had had their passports stolen.

There are already a number of articles on worldisround.com about Amsterdam and Bruges. I've tried to show some different ... (more)