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Reguliersgracht in Amsterdam – NL

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 177 Reguliersgracht is a canal in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The photo is taken on the Prinsengracht. During World War II the “nerve center” of the illegal paper Het Parool was housed there, in a house (no. 111) occupied by Simon Carmiggelt, Max Nord, Wim van Norden, and their families. Amsterdam’s prettiest […]

Singel in Amsterdam – NL

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 169 The Torensluis is a bridge at the Singel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It was built in 1648, an arched and exceptionally wide bridge across the Singel. Now covered by cosy café terraces and a bust of Dutch writer Multatuli, the Torensluis is the oldest remaining bridge in Amsterdam, and […]

Kenny B – Parijs went viral…

First there was the original song of Kenny B – Parijs: Quickly there came a parody from The Hague (Den Haag) And not much later, a parody from Amsterdam was there… And Rotterdam…

LNBNSGRCHT 275III – Amsterdam

Between November 1986 and Januari 1999, I lived here at the Lijnbaansgracht in Amsterdam. Some old and new photo’s from this place:

Reguliersgracht in Amsterdam NL

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 70 The Reguliersgracht is an canal in the center of Amsterdam, it connects the Herengracht with the Lijnbaansgracht. The canal with its typical canal houses is part of the second phase of the canal development plan, which was built from 1658. It was originally intended to be a street and […]

Javakade in Amsterdam – NL

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 33 The Jan Schaefer brug or Jan Schaefer bridge (Bridge No. 2000) in the Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam is located in the harbor, and connects the Piet Hein Kade with the Java Island. The bridge was designed by Ton Venhoeven and named after the politician Jan Schaefer (1940-1994). Special with […]

Amsterdam 29-12-12

Amsterdam, very short guide 2012

A short guide with things I would recommend to do if you’re visiting Amsterdam soon: a canal boat tour visit the new Stedelijk Museum visit the new Film musuem EYE visit the new Scheepvaartmuseum Albert Cuyp market Great places where we had great meals and or drinks: Restaurant Quatfass Elsa’s Cafe Brasserie Flo Cafe De […]

New Stedelijk Museum

The famous Stedelijk Museum (Museum of Modern Art) in Amsterdam is undergoing renovation and rebuilding since many years. After this summer, the museum will be re-opened. A complete renovation of the Stedelijk’s historic building, designed by A.W. Weissman and dating back to 1895, has converted virtually all of its program spaces into galleries, enabling the […]

Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum

Het Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) is a museum located in Amsterdams. The museum is housed in a former naval storehouse, ‘s Lands Zeemagazijn or Admiraliteits Magazijn, designed by the Dutch architect Daniël Stalpaert and constructed in 1656. The museum moved to this building in 1973. The museum is dedicated to maritime history and contains […]