Tag Archives: Amstel

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 […]

View full post »

Random Monday, January 23, 2012

Some random shots from around the block ++click to enlarge++ Yearling swan, starting to get his white feathers finally Lekker=yummy. Yummyland delivery dudes. Are you Bob, or am I Bob? Jet trails in the red evening sky over the Amstel river, Amsterdam

View full post »

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Stepped out for a few minutes tonight for dinner and to pay homage to the end of an era. After 15 years, the first bar in Amsterdam to have Murphy’s Irish Stout on tap, removed the tap and replaced it with Guinness. Not a total loss, but still, had to have one anyway. On the […]

View full post »

Friday, December 9, 2011

I had to mail a letter this morning before work. Did you know that here, in Holland the postman does NOT collect mail from your house, or postbox? No, you have to go find a post box and drop it there. Luckily, there are a few around, the closest being just across the Skinny Bridge. […]

View full post »

magere brug in de herfst

magere brug in de herfst – Skinny bridge in the fall (autumn)

View full post »