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Falling in love with the city of cyclists

The Dutch have the reputation of being one of the happiest nations in the world With their sustainable, healthy lifestyles, accepting nature and liberated attitudes it’s no wonder they have smiles on their faces. Holland is home to 17 million people… I could honestly be very tempted to make that 17 million and 1. To quote an iconic Australia ad for Qantas… “I’ve been to cities all over the world. From New York to Paris and old London town… but no matter how far, or how wide I roam”.… I’m sorry Qantas commercial from 1997… Holland is the first country to tempt me away from calling Australia home.” Why I’ve got a big crush on the bicycle capital of the world Did you know that Holland has more bikes per capita than any other European country? I love ride bikes rather than using taxis when I’m traveling. The wind in my hair always makes me feel free, I get my bearings so much quicker when I have my own wheels and there’s no barriers that stop …