The Legendary Rhine - 2004

Friday, May 21

Windmill

A really nice windmill outside Amsterdam. These old windmills were used to pump water from the polder (reclaimed land) and are slowly disappearing.

Other Photos

Amstel RiverWhile on our canal tour, we saw the Magere Brug, also known as the "Skinny Bridge". We knew our hotel was close to the bridge.

CanalA canal tour is a great way to take a first look at Amsterdam.

Delft PorcelainThe Gassan Diamond Factory has a great Delft Shop.

Volendam 1Volendam is a quiet fishing village on the IJsselmeer.

Volendam 2There is no heavy traffic to bother you in Volendam.

PlazaThe houses in Vollendan are small but neat and well maintained.

IJsselmeerThis is the IJselmeer. It was known as the Zider Zee before it was closed off from the North Sea.

 

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10-12-04