This last April my wife and I were lucky to visit Amsterdam for a week. One of the great things to enjoy while there is a trip through the Amsterdam canals. A boat ride was offered as part of the Hollandpass, which we took with great expectations. The boat ride begins up by the central station. This was a quite chilly day in early April, and we had to wait in line for a boat to arrive to board. Here's central station:
Once a boat arrived, we realized that you had to purchase or redeem tickets first, which wasn't a problem for us, since they still let us board.
Though cold weather doesn't stop the Dutch from enjoying their Stroopbier:
And some ducks instead of cat-tax: