Monthly Archives: November 2011

Zwarte Piet, Beautiful Architecture, Celebrities. Friday, November 25, 2011

I walked a couple blocks today and saw a lot of Zwarte Pieten in store window displays. Awesome. And I was thinking… I see these beautiful houses every day and maybe take them a bit for granted… so. Another celebrity being filmed across the street. And on the bridge. Its that car guy from TV, […]

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Waterlooplein and Arena, Thursday, November 24, 2011

On my lunch I walked down the street to see if I could find any presents…. after all, it is the holiday season. I only saw the normal weirdness of the Waterlooplein flea market. So after work, I metro’ed it down to Arena and visited the monstrous shops there. It’s pretty at night! Pidgeons are […]

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Slow days, Tuesday, November 22, 2011

┬áThe humidity is still high, making the spider webs heavy with moisture. Someone smelled burning plastic at the neighbours, so the Brandweer had to break in to investigate. False alarm, but it drew quite a crowd. Also, another film crew was filming someone on the street here. No idea who he is. Mysterious person being […]

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Flying. Sunday, November 20, 2011

Had to Greenwheels it to a little town in the middle of nowhere to pick up a bike, but in the middle of nowhere, it seemed to be flying day. There was a pack of ultralites and a hot-air balloon, all together amongst the seagulls. Hot-air balloon flying over the Bemmel, gateway to Arnhem. Ultralite […]

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Amsterdam in the mist, Sunday, November 20, 2011

Had to go pay a bill across town and this is what is happening along the way. Today the mist fell on Amsterdam but the city is gearing up for the holidays. It’s so nice to see the beautiful lights hanging in the mist. Walking the dog along the Hermitage waterfront Ice bar, looking very […]

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