Amsterdam – channels and boats

What I love in Amsterdam is the architecture, and the channels. And the boats of course. And their big swimming houses docked near the quiet streets. And their bicycles, the ones with the very low frames, comfortable seats, wide handlebars. I even love the flower baskets they put on the front of the bicycle, it doesn’t make them look provincial, especially when there is a very angry and aggressive person in a business suit driving it.

I also love poffertjes in a sugar powder and the evening lights in the streets far from the city center. But I will talk about that some other time with photos, of course.

This time I wanted to post few pictures of the boats I met on my way when I took a boat cruise. The weather was not so good, clouds and even some rain, but I managed to take few photos.

The house on the last photo is not actually a boat, its a swimming house, and I wonder if it can be moved to the other location by the channel. Some time I will definitely stay in one of those, it must be so unbelievable cool to fall asleep there…

You can find my first post about the last Christmas vacation in Amsterdam here.

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  • http://fiveeurofood.com Charles Smith

    Swimming house…. like… to swim in that water??? Ick

    Also, I gotta say, the last two photos are looking more like what I thought Amsterdam would look like, so now I can believe you when you say you went there… before I wasn’t so sure :D