Posts Tagged “sunken boat”

More winter pictures, and the sunken houseboat was raised.

Through a massive effort of a crane ship, divers and helpful by-standers the sunken houseboat was raised and drained. Also, the ice keeps growing, the kids keep skating, an impromptu classical concert erupted on the ice on the Prinsengracht and my neighbor got a convertible G-Wagon. click on them to zoom in. Now THERE’s some […]

Sunken houseboat on the Zwanenburgwal

It’s been cold. The canals have frozen over. Some of the neighbours have gone away for wintersports holidays, leaving their houses alone in the ice. One such neighbour had some bad luck this morning. At 8am a pipe froze and burst, filling his houseboat with water. There was no way to stop it from sinking. […]