Archive for the “Amstel” Category

Wandering the streets of Amsterdam

I have realized over the past few months that I haven’t been posting any pictures. Really, I’m not even sure why not. I keep taking pictures. Maybe more than ever… so, why am I not posting them? Maybe it’s the workflow involved, maybe I’m too busy or distracted by everyday life. Or maybe I’m just […]

Parking Enforcers protest, Danbo goes swimming

I was coming back from the store and was passed by 100 parking enforcement scooters. These are the guys that everyone in Amsterdam who drives a car – hates. Today they were rallying at the Stopera to protest the decision by the city to cancel their contract and replace them with someone else. I’m not […]

HDR Magerebrug, Hogesluis, Carré, Amstel

Today it is too cold to stand in the wind for very long, and the hogesluis is quite exposed, so I took a few quick auto-HDR (high dynamic range) pics from around the Magerebrug (skinny bridge). Enjoy. click to zoom em Looking east down the Nieuwe Prinsengracht from the Amstel bridge Amstel entrance to the […]

More Skating on a frozen Amsterdam canal

Well, some of us have jobs, and that usually keeps me occupied, however today there was much skating on the canal in front of my house again. Remember, this is the first time in 15 years that this canal has been able to support a group of skaters. There will be a live broadcast of […]

Break in the rain and beautiful clouds

Finally the sun broke through for a few minutes while the sun was setting and beautiful orange, yellow and purple clouds appeared. ==\ click pictures to enlarge/== Looking south along the Onbekendegracht past Carré Theatre Looking East along the Nieuwe Prinsengracht toward Artis Zoo Looking west, toward the setting sun, over the Amstel hogesluis toward […]