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Sep 4, 2012 - Flower market & Zuiderzee Museum

Today's highlights while traveling to Amsterdam, our final destination of the 11-day tour were: FloraHolland and the Zuiderzee Museum. (Much less interesting was walking through the Red Light District.) Outside Aalsmeer we toured the world's largest flower auction, called FloraHolland. About 6,000 growers sell their flowers and plants via this cooperative. It was a rapid 40-minute walk through just one of the warehouses (on a raised walkway) looking down upon hundreds of rolling carts/pallets with millions of flowers and plants being zipped...

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