Month: February 2011
‘It takes God a long time to get us to stop thinking that unless everyone sees things exactly as we do, they must be wrong.
There was a time when property in Amsterdam was taxed based on the width of the building. That’s why you see many narrow houses, especially along the canals. Once …
I’m passionate about coffee, so I was pleased to find this gable stone during a walk around an old Amsterdam neighborhood.
The Montelbaanstoren was built in 1516 as part of the defense wall around medieval Amsterdam. The canal you see is called Oudeschans, which means Old Defense Wall.