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Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Nov. 2011). This photo seemed appropriate for today…a little bit of calm and quiet after the holiday hubbub.
Amsterdammers have a wealth of transportation options, including metro, light rail, train, bus, car, motorbike, bicycle, and, of course, boat. In Amsterdam, the canals are essentially wet roads; “vehicles” park along the sides while traffic passes between at varying speeds. … Continue reading
Rokin Canal viewed from the Doelensluis bridge, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Amsterdam cyclists abound. Not just along Rokin Canal, but everywhere. On main streets, sidewalks are generally a safe zone for pedestrians, but along the smaller canals pedestrians must remain vigilant or risk … Continue reading
Canal near Vondelpark and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Many Amsterdammers seem bicycle dependent. Bikes truly are everywhere. So my question is, were these bikes flipped over the rail as an act of vandalism, or were there no more parking spots on the bridge?
What I love about this image is the peace. It captures that time between day and night when the light is changing, after street lamps have turned on but before dusk has fallen. The time of year is that way, … Continue reading
Anne Frank’s house, which sits on Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht Canal just beyond the Westerkerk (“Western Church”) shown above, was the main reason why my husband and I were walking in this neighborhood. But I decided to take this photo of the … Continue reading
Graslei Canal, Ghent, Belgium. We were so fortunate to have such a beautiful day when we visited Ghent. As you can see, this area was rather quiet, but we weren’t the only one’s enjoying the sunshine and picturesque location. If … Continue reading
View of Lieve Canal from Rekelingestraat Bridge, Ghent, Belgium.
Graslei Canal, Ghent, Belgium.