Call it Dutch, call it environmentally friendly, call it what you like but bicycles are everywhere in Amsterdam. Hundreds of them line the streets, move faster than their counterparts, automobiles, and crowd the entrance of many eateries and shops throughout the city.
"We have to go cycling, it's very Dutch." It seemed like everything we did that day was "very Dutch". Luckily, that was what I wanted, given that we were in the Netherlands, hoping to experience as much Dutch culture as possible.