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Sidewalks and Canals of Amsterdam

This is a continuation of my Amsterdam springtime photo essay.
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    • inspiringtravellers 12 April, 2012 at 21:39

      I love Europe any time of the year but you’re right, Jade, it really turns it on in the Springtime =)

  1. Bret @ Green Global Travel 28 March, 2012 at 06:44 Reply

    Lovely photos (as always), guys! It’s nice to be reminded occasionally that Amsterdam is about more than head shops and the red light district. Not that there’s anything wrong with head shops and the red light district… 

    • Geert @ Inspiring Travellers 28 March, 2012 at 07:24

      Thanks so much, Bret! Yeah, no photos allowed in the red light and I try to respect the privacy of those in the coffee shops as well so no photos there – but I definitely feel like those two things are a huge part of Amsterdam too!

  2. Danielroyse 24 March, 2012 at 02:36 Reply

    Hey John and Andrea, Great site!  Keep it
    up, Let us know if you ever feel like doing guest post.  We’re always looking for new writers.
    Thanks! D

  3. Ali 22 March, 2012 at 09:11 Reply

    I love the photos! The one of the flowers on the bike basket is cute. Amsterdam is getting higher on my list, thanks to your photos!

  4. BuzzTrips 21 March, 2012 at 04:12 Reply

    An excellent study of Amsterdam. Just look at that palette of Dutch colours – you can see Van Gogh in that sunken boat on the canal :) Great memories of a charismatic city.

  5. Sophie 21 March, 2012 at 03:35 Reply

    I once saw photos from Amsterdam of the mid-20th century. It looks much the same today… the canals, the boats, the bikes, the little shops… – I love how history is so alive here.

    • Geert @ Inspiring Travellers 21 March, 2012 at 12:23

      I can only imagine – would love to see those. The buildings seem so perfectly preserved and have such a unique style that I’m sure it does look just the same. Was noticing all the modern buildings on the way to the airport today – outside of the tourist centre, of course. Glad they kept it that way!

  6. Yvonne 20 March, 2012 at 22:10 Reply

    Oh I love Amsterdam, been there about ten years ago… and just today I got an invitation for a weekend there in June… yay! 😀 and your pictures make me even more excited about this trip!

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