Posts Tagged “Skinny bridge”

Foggy Amsterdam in the Christmas season

Friday evening I went out for a walk as the fog began to form. The lights of the city, shops and houses took on an eerie yellow halo. I took pictures randomly as I slowly wandered towards the Spui to visit a friend at his work (a bar) but stopped for dinner on the way. […]

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 […]

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

The Christmas circus is at Carré now and next to my house there are lion cages. The roaring of the lions keeps me  up all night. Talking to the postman who was having his lunch on the bench, watching the birds and the Magere brug Christmas Circus poster on the front of Carré I bought […]

Magerebrug – the “Skinny” Bridge

The Magere Brug (“Skinny Bridge”) is a bridge over the river Amstel in the city centre of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It connects the banks of the river at Kerkstrat (west bank) to the Nieuwe Kerkstraat (Church Street) on the eastern bank, between Keizersgracht (Emperors’ Canal) to the north and Prinsengracht (Prince’s Canal) to the south. […]