Brouwersgracht/Prinsengracht

One of my favorite spots and not just because of Café Tabac. This place is gorgeous. Although it is in the heart of Amsterdam, the atmosphere resembles that of a…

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Empty Tour Boats

Empty Tour Boats, a rare sight in Amsterdam, but not during the lock-down. Normally these boats are constantly cruising the canals, like they are on a tight timetable. Beware those…

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National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum is one of the most impressive museums if you want to learn about Dutch Maritime history. I will post more photographs in the future. This is…

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Basilica of Saint Nicolas (front)

The Basilica of Saint Nicolas or the St. Nicolaaskerk as we like to call it, is in full view on this picture, thanks to the fact that there were no…

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Amsterdam Central Station

At age 3 my mother took me from Haarlem, where we lived, to Amsterdam to do some shopping and on Dam Square I first saw a man with a turban,…

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Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam

Also known as the International Theater of Amsterdam. The building is located right at Leidseplein a well-known square with lots of cafés and bars. You should check the website of…

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Rijksmuseum

And then on June 1st, 2020 the Rijksmuseum opened its doors to the public. There were no lines of people waiting to get in. The museum seems to be mainly…

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Oudezijds Achterburgwal

Yet another picture of the Oudezijds Achterburgwal, one of the main canals of the Red Light District. Amazing how empty it is during the lock-down. Normally there would be hundreds…

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Magna Plaza

To the left the Royal Palace, to the right The New Church, which isn't all that new anymore, because it dates back to 1409. It is the place for Royal…

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Spiegelgracht/Prinsengracht

I often wonder why I need to make these pictures. A lot has to do with the fact that I have so many memories connected to so many places in…

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