Amsterdam (1): bikes, canals, and golden autumn

Welcome to Amsterdam!

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There is a piano right in the foyer of the Central railway station. Great idea.

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Amsterdam  Centraal looks like a cathedral from the outside. It is quite a contrast from the backside – modern and functional.

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Narrow streets on a rainy morning.

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It’s hard to resist a croissant with late in this weather.

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Time to explore the city by the most popular mode of transportainon – bicycle.

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Amsterdam is famous for its intricate network of canals.

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Very beautiful, calm, and romantic.

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Arrived in Vondelpark. I haven’t seen autumn in a while. Marvelous golden leaves were everywhere. 

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A cyclist’s shadow in the leaf carpet (mine).

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The rising sun brings warmth on a cold October day.

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Riding through gold.

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A lift bridge across the canal to pass the boats through.

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Sun over the water.

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It’s very common to see houses very close to the water.

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Cute white pedestrian bridges in a residential area.

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Cruising through a local market.

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