The Rough Guide to the Netherlands

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Rough Guides, Dec 24, 2012 - Travel - 366 pages
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The Rough Guide to the Netherlands is the definitive guide to one of Europe's most intriguing countries. You'll find insider tips on where the locals spend their time, as well as advice on how to make your money go further. This 6th edition features all-new colour photography on every region, full-colour maps as well as extended sections on van Gogh and Rembrandt, cycling and beer.

The chapter on Amsterdam now makes it easier than ever to visit this buzzing, style-conscious capital while we also have detailed coverage on whiling away your hours on the blustery beaches of the country's northern islands. At every step, The Rough Guide to the Netherlands picks out the best hotels, cafés and restaurants across every price range,giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions.

Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to the Netherlands.

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About the author (2012)

David Dyergrew up in a coastal town in NSW, Australia, and graduated as dux of his high school in 1984. After commencing a degree in medicine and surgery at the University of Sydney, he soon decided it was not for him.

David went on to train as a ship's officer at the Australian Maritime College, travelling Australia and the world in a wide range of merchant ships. He graduated from the college with distinction and was awarded a number of prizes, including the Company of Master Mariners Award for highest overall achievement in the course. He then returned to the University of Sydney to complete a combined degree in Arts and Law. David was awarded the Frank Albert Prize for first place in Music I, High Distinctions in all English courses and First Class Honours in Law. From the mid-1990s until early 2000s David worked as a litigation lawyer in Sydney, and then in London at a legal practice whose parent firm represented the Titanic's owners back in 1912. In 2002 David returned to Australia and obtained a Diploma in Education from the University of New England, and commenced teaching English at Kambala, a school for girls in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

David has had a life-long obsession with the Titanic and has become an expert on the subject. In 2009 he was awarded a Commonwealth Government scholarship to write The Midni

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