|Scott with the tallest man ever officially recorded. The|
Alton Giant as he was known, was 8 ft. 11.2 inches.
|And Heather with Hulk|
|Canals and flowers|
Our airbnb apartment was perfect. It was right in the center of the city - we could walk to everything. (Apartment Studio Mokum, Plantage - Weesperbuurt). And when we were tired, the public transportation was excellent. Scott's Google ap gave us directions for walking or the Metro.
Today we board our Holland America cruise ship the Konnigsdam, for two weeks along the coast of Norway to the Arctic Circle.
|Horse carriage in Dam Square|
|Darth Vadar in front of the Palace in Dam Square|
|Rubber Duckies galore|
|We had a fascinating demonstration of printmaking in|
Rembrandt's house with the same type of equipment he used.
|They limited the number of participants so|
we could see everything.
|And another in his studio on mixing the paints. Rembrandt|
used.had a limited but beautiful palette.
|Flowers are everywhere in Amsterdam.and they are reasonable.|
|It was a Saturgay in Amsterdam - the first country in Europe|
to approve gay marriage,
|And sometime it seems as if everyone in the city was out|
and enjoying themselves.
|These next 7 photos are Scott's, including|
|The view of the Rijsmuseum from the back.|
|Walt and Honoree clown around on R and O.|
|And the food was terrific - here is Honoree's|
Pancakes with blueberries, bananas and
|Scott's wild mushrooms are front and|
Heather and Walt had the Benedicts
in the background.
|This duck had it's own little "pond".|
|Boats come in all shapes here in Amsterdam, most are electric powered, like the wooden shoe type on the right...|