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Forgot to mention that the small town quay for daytime stops is FREE!!

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A circuit of the small Leiden canals is a 'must-do' - joining the crowds in their sloops. Stop off at the numerous quays or bars for refreshment en route, or do as the Dutch do and pack a picnic hamper. 

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The second edition, published in 2016, includes a completely new section on recommended routes as well as fully updated details and many new photos. 

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The Inland Waterways of the Netherlands web site includes information on each of the places featured in the book, as well as a section with route suggestions on the Dutch waterways. You can also find my latest updates to the 'Inland Waterways of the Netherlands' and the latest addition, my Dutch waterways blog.

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