Tag Archives: Amsterdam

Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration

When visiting Amsterdam, the roads, parking lots, and streets aren’t crowded with cars. Instead, they are crowded with bicycles of all types, shapes, and colors. I admire these hearty people for their decision to make their way around their day-t0-day life … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony

Harmony is an interesting word that allows your mind to wander to various parts of your life experiences. I thought of the beautiful house boats that line the many canals and the row houses that provide a backdrop for them in Amsterdam. … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

The wonderful windmills of the Netherlands – things that fairy tales are made of and do not need words to appreciate. Sincere best wishes for a healthy and happy 2016. 🎉 Linked to Norm Frampton’s Thursday Doors for December 31, 2015.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Oops

When we were on our trip to Amsterdam I was always attempting to take photos through windows. In this case, we were on a dinner cruise, and I wanted to capture all of the bicycles parked above us but also … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Trio

————- Linked to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Trio.

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Thursday Doors from Amsterdam

Strolling around Amsterdam, I caught this interesting house and door. The colors are somewhat different with coral on the house, turquoise shutters, and the very dark green door. There are shutters on some windows, scroll iron work on others, and some … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Door

Since we are celebrating the 4th of July here in the states, I thought it would be fun to have red, white and blue doors from my recent trip to Amsterdam. Doors are one of my favorite subjects, and I … Continue reading

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Bicycles plural

I loved Amsterdam. Of course, what’s not to love – wonderful architecture, museums, tulips, canals, great food and bicycles. I especially loved the bicycles. With gasoline at $10 a gallon, they have figured out ways to transport themselves, children, pets, … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

These doors are from our Amsterdam visit and are the entrance to several apartments. In Amsterdam, the majority of the residents rent versus own since they pay an average of 60% tax and 21% sales tax. According to those we talked to, it is hard … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Keukenhof Gardens

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