Posts Tagged ‘Amsterdam’

8-Passenger Van

September 20, 2017

I think I might have mentioned once that when I order ground transportation for crew and gear, I’ve learned not to order any kind of minivan. Rather, I’m sure to specify a minimum 8-passenger van. We use 1CARES while in Europe as they go all-out to meet our expectations – even to the extent of providing this (for a trip from Krefeld Germany to Amsterdam) just to be sure we had the room we needed.

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A Lovely City

August 2, 2017

This is the second shot I’ve posted of – what I think is – one of the most photogenic city in the world (from this past spring):

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Okay, here’s my rule about being a tourist and taking photos: don’t waste your time taking photos that someone’s already taken and likely done a way better job than you can ever hope to. Like shots of the Eiffel Tower or the Grand Canyon. Concentrate on the faces of the people you’re with and reminders of the many small moments you want to remember most – like the swirly design in your cappuccino made by that zany barista in Crown Heights.

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Amster, Amster, Dam Dam Damn!

June 19, 2017

 Lovely photo from one of the world’s most photogenic cities, taken earlier this year. Posting this, though, sort of breaks one of my cardinal rules about travel photography: don’t take photos that have already been taken, like, a billion times and are instantly available on Google Images.

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Where’s a Good Dike When You Need One?

June 7, 2017

This is what it looks like when you’re working in The Netherlands and you want to check in on the weather back home:

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