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PART 15 OF 17

RIJKSMUSEUM
(Museum in Amsterdam, Holland)

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Catching a nap between short trips.

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Inside, there are lots of paintings done by famous Dutch masters.
Photography is prohibitied so some pictures below were borrowed
from the internet that we saw.  The paintings tell us stories or purposes.

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One of the many Vermeer paintings on display

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Rembrandt's The Night Watch.  It covers a huge wall.  Enormous painting

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Still Life by Willem Claesz

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The Jewish Bride by Rembrandt circa 1664

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The Merry Family by Jan Steen

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Winter Landscape with Iceskaters by Hendrick Avercamp

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The Wedding Protrait by Hals


DIAMOND MUSEUM
Then we went to nearby Diamond Museum to learn about
the secrets of diamond cutting and polishing in the diamond cutting factory.

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His new name should be Jacqueline Haas -- not Jack Haas?

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Beth Hill as Holland's Queen Beatrix for the lunch

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Another canal boat ride

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Cruising past Anne Frank House

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Some nine bridges in a row

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CAPTAIN'S FAREWELL
COCKTAIL AND DINNER

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Sara and Mack Harris of Arlington, Texas

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Theresa Cassese (Deaf-Blind Interpreter) of Cleveland, Ohio

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Judy DeSalvio of Glendale, California

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Anne Wallis of Sherman Oaks, California

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Joy Carney (Tour Agent & ASL Interpreter) of Fenwick Island, Delaware

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Charlene Hicks of Jacksonville, Illinois

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Rudy (left) and Marlene Hines (right) of North Oak, Minnesota

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Diana and Mike Lockhart of Boynton Beach, Florida

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Leslie and Aurora Solomon of Boynton Beach, Florida

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Helen Thomas of Mesa, Arizona

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Emil and Barbara Rassofsky of Laurel, Maryland

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Frank and Nola Anesh of South Plainfield, New Jersey

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Marge and Jack Haas of East Hanover, New Jersey

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Tom and Nancy Lee Gallagher of Riverside, California

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Jimmy and Eileen Brookes of Austin, Texas

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Turdy Boone of Denver, North Carolina

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Kathleen Bianco of Fort Worth, Texas

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Margie and John Coggins-Peckham of Dallas, Texas

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Steve Holst and Beth Hill of Bowie, Maryland

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Jane Bolduc of Rochester, New York

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Cynthia Sadoski of Largo, Maryland

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Jim and Holly Macfadden of Fulton, Maryland

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Mimi and Bill Pascoe of Tucson, Arizona

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Arlene Shults of Riverside, California

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Mary Bernadette Power of Dublin, Ireland

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Allisun Kale (ASL Interpreter) of Topanga, California

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Harriet Hamilton of Mesa, Arizona

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Celebration began.

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A group of Texans with Ship Captain

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