woensdag 30 juni 2010

The Whale

Apartment building, also referred to as The Sfinx. Designed by Frits van Dongen. Renowed for its asymetrical roof and metal cover.

dinsdag 29 juni 2010

Hope, Love and Fortune

 The building Hoop liefde en Fortuin (Hope love and Fortune) is designed by Rudy Uytenhaak. The black spots, near the windows is an artwork of Willem Oorebeek. You will find this building in the Oostelijk Havengebied, Amsterdam.

maandag 28 juni 2010

Should there be no place for passengers in the train?

If you look carefully you can see this train contains only of first parts of the trains, and so there is no place for any passengers on this one...

zaterdag 26 juni 2010

Veemkade- where are the Cruise ships?

No cruiseships around the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, but a German Military one .....

vrijdag 25 juni 2010


Although it is the end of June, the wind is blowing you of your feet at the Veemkade, IJ-haven in Amsterdam. It looks like Autumn, it feels like autumn (20th of June)

donderdag 24 juni 2010

Little bit of peace within the center

Walking into a little oasis within the center. A little well treated garden on Windroosplein. The statue in front of the entrance says:
Ter Herdenking van de medewerkers van de waarheid die gevallen zijn in de strijd tegen het facisme 1920-1945
(short translation: In memory of the employees of the Truth who fell in the battle against facism 1940-1945.

maandag 21 juni 2010

Something is going on in the North

Don't know what is going on on the other side of 't IJ, but it was blowing too hard (and a little bit of rain) to feel the smallest bit of interest to cross the bridge to find out ....

vrijdag 4 juni 2010

100 posts done, many to come!

There where you can hear and feel the train, but can not see it....
Cruquiuskade Amsterdam Oost

donderdag 3 juni 2010

on the way to the railwaystation

Many trains pass by on these railway when they make their way to Amsterdam Central Station.
Amsterdam Oost, Cruquiuskade

dinsdag 1 juni 2010


The Oosterkerk was built between 1669 and 1671 by Adriaan Dortsman and Daniel Stalpaert.