Houseboats of Amsterdam Part Twee (Two)

Houseboats of Amsterdam Part Twee (Two)

Amsterdam. Although my time spent in Amsterdam was very brief, I loved every minute of it. We filled our days with many adventures. One of those adventures was a boat tour through the canals of Amsterdam. Houseboats. Amsterdam's canals are filled with houseboats. In fact, there are around 2,500 legally moored houseboats in the more [...]

The Queen’s Hamlet

The Queen’s Hamlet

The Queen's Hamlet. Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles, France. Also known as Hameau de la Reine, the Queen's Hamlet was the place I most wanted to see when we toured the Palace of Versailles. Passport Ticket. We purchased the Passport ticket which included admission to the entire estate at the Palace of Versailles. While the gardens [...]

Seems So Serene

Seems So Serene

  Seems So Serene. Marlborough Tower. Queen's Hamlet. Palace of Versailles. France. Nikon D3200| ISO 400 | 19mm | f/11 Let your light shine! Amy   *for a longer tour, check out the post about the Queen's Hamlet at the Palace of Versailles.   wpc: serene

Houseboats of Amsterdam

Houseboats of Amsterdam

Amsterdam. What do you think of when you hear about Amsterdam? No, not that... Canals. Did you know that Amsterdam has more than 100 km of canals, about 90 islands, and 1500 bridges?   Houseboats. Located along some of these canals are houseboats. In fact, there are around 2,500 legally moored houseboats in Amsterdam, and [...]

Doors of Amsterdam

Doors of Amsterdam

Doors. Keepers of mysteries. Releasers into the great unknown. As I walked along the streets of Amsterdam, some doors would catch my eye. Whether it was the door itself or the architecture surrounding.   Doors of Amsterdam. Ready to start the tour? Let's stroll along and take in the views of some doors found along [...]

Behind the Lens – This is 40

Behind the Lens – This is 40

  September 12, 1977. 2:41 p.m. Naples Community Hospital, Naples, Florida, USA. That would be the moment when I would make my grand entrance into this world. Today... I am 40. This age that felt so ancient in the days of my youth. This age that feels so young now that I am standing here. [...]

Street Corners of Amsterdam

Street Corners of Amsterdam

Travel. One thing that I've noticed about traveling to new places is that around every corner there are exciting things...unfamiliar and yet, exhilarating.   Street Corners of Amsterdam. So today, I thought we'd take a stroll around the street corners of Amsterdam. Amsterdam was the first place that my feet trod on foreign soil (outside [...]

Shine Bright

Shine Bright

Hatred exists. Sometimes I still just have the hardest time wrapping my mind around this fact. And yet, it's there. You'd think that as a human species who claims to have evolved we'd have learned that hatred solves nothing. nothing. Charlottesville. Charlottesville is just a tiny fragment in the whole of this hateful divisiveness being [...]