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Amsterdam’s Amphibious Tour Bus

Yes, you have undoubtedly seen tour buses rolling through various cities. You have seen boats floating down waterways. But have you seen an amphibious tour bus? In Amsterdam, the Floating Dutchman began service last month. The New York Times reports that the amphibious tour bus travels through the city center on highways before entering the water near the Nemo Science Center. Do you think a similar tour bus would be successful in the greater Des Moines metropolitan area?

The Floating Dutchman, an amphibious tour bus, in one of Amsterdam's canals.

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Tour de Trails Event This Weekend

The first Tour de Trails event will be held on Sunday, October 10th. The half-mile walk will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will feature Urbandale’s newest trail. The event is the first of four tours; the next will be held in spring 2011.

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ForRide to Real Estate

On Sunday, October 10, 2010, the first ForRide to Real Estate will be held, starting at 851 9th Street. Bicyclists will view five or six homes for sale in the Sherman Hill area. Riders will have the chance to see homes and the neighborhood from a new perspective. The October event is the first of several to come, according to a Bike Iowa report.

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