22 Feb '16, 5pm

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The boat portion of the tour begins at Singelgracht. This part of the tour takes us past the stately mansions that line Amsterdam’s storied canals, many of which were used as storage facilities to house the goods the seafaring Dutch brought back from the Far East. We passed a house with a commemorative plaque out front noting that it was a former sugar factory. Though we passed many other houses owned by families and businesses whose wealth, according to public records, was a result of their participation in the slave trade.

Full article: http://www.motravels.com/2013/07/a-different-canal-cruise...

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