Dutch Waterways

Glide along the lovely Amsterdam canals

Cruise through the waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium on the brand new MS Amadeus Queen. Known for its over 60 miles of romantic canals, lined with charming bridges, skinny canal houses, and dozens of islands, Amsterdam is the center of the Netherlands’ commerce. Choose between the gorgeous Keukenhof gardens, 80-acres of floral paradise; a guided bicycle tour of Waterland, an iconic wetland north of Amsterdam; or the Rijksmuseum, home to masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, and more. Stop in the fairy-tale village of Giethoorn, free of cars and interlaced with footpaths and narrow canals covered by tiny wooden bridges.

Continue to Bruges, Belgium where you can taste the local beer or the delectable chocolate of the city. Stop in Antwerp to stroll along the cobbled streets, gaze upon the medieval architecture, and see the 16th Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady that soars over the skyline. Explore the seaside town of Veere on your own or partake in the elective excursion to the artificial island of Neeltje Jans where you will learn about the engineering masterpiece of massive dams.

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Trip Name: Dutch Waterways
Date: April 10–18, 2019
Tour Operator: AHI
Price: From $3,190 per person, based on double occupancy, airfare not included.

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Mr. Coyle received his B.A. and M.A. from Indiana University before joining the CIA in 1976 as a field operations officer. He served almost half of his thirty year career abroad, with long-term postings in Russia, Brazil, Portugal, Kyrgyzstan and Greece among other countries, along with brief trips to dozens of other countries. In addition to various operationally-related Headquarters jobs in between overseas assignments, he also spent a year on rotation as an analyst and was working as a policy specialist in the DCI’s Community Management Staff when the September 11, 2001 attacks occurred. This immediately brought him immediately back into Operations and an overseas assignment about a week later to pursue terrorist targets.

 He returned to Indiana University in 2004 as a Visiting CIA Professor. After retiring from the Agency in 2006, he taught various classes on the history of espionage and national security issues and in January 2014 was appointed as a Professor of Practice within the newly created School of Global and International Studies. He is a recipient of the CIA’s Intelligence Medal of Merit for a technical operation he conducted in Moscow, has had two articles published in the International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence and has also written four fictional spy novels since his retirement. He has been interviewed on international espionage topics many times by CNN International, Al-Jazeera, French TV, Chinese TV and the Canadian Broadcasting System.




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