Amsterdam Trip

Alex Patterson AKA frigopie76

tulip

Had a little weekend trip to Amsterdam. Great place, lots of canals and bikes. The images in this post are inspired in one way or another from two days of wandering the canals, drinking beer and absorbing an amazing city. Above image, simplified Dutch tulip.

Amsterdam Bike

Can’t escape bikes in Amsterdam. They are absolutely everywhere. I made it a bit of a challenge to be somewhere in the city and not have a bike in view….. Failed!

Dutch Windmills

The 3 X’s are liberally dotted around the city. I originally thought they were a reference to the red light district. With a little more consideration I realised that they were reflective of Dutch windmills. Obvious really. (edit: aparently not all that obvious. Have been reliably informed that the 3 crosses represent the 3 dangers of amsterdam; floods, fire and black death. – Thanks Lena.)

Amsterdam Red Light District

The above image is inspired by the red light…

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