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Category: the Netherlands

(Extra)ordinary Katendrecht

The apartment’s wall presents an image of old days of Katendrecht, one of historical districts in Rotterdam (the Netherlands). It has no windows but it does have red mailboxes and […]

Rotterdam View from De Rotterdam

This image is the second series of  Monochrome Monday: A Photographer, taken at De Rotterdam building’s 42nd floor. De Rotterdam is the largest multi-functional building in the Netherlands. Also submitted for WPC […]

The Night of Rotterdam’s World Port Days

The World Port Days or in Dutch known as Wereldhavendagen is celebrated annually for three days on the first weekend of September, and this year it is organized on the fourth to […]

Five Facts about Amsterdam vs. Rotterdam

Similar to several cities around the world, a rivalry between two cities in the Netherlands does exist: Amsterdam versus Rotterdam. The competition has been ongoing since the 13th century when […]

Inspirational (Travel) Quote

This image was taken in my favorite spot where I walk my dog in the morning. Sometimes morning activities in Maas River offer surprising view, and sometimes I bring my […]

5 Day Photo Challenge: When the Wind Blows

I accept two challenges to post five photos for five consecutive days this week. The first challenge on Black and White 5 Day Challenge was invited by Wilbur’s Travel, meanwhile the second challenge on Five […]

Twinkle Night

Most Dutch people love to decorate their houses during the Christmas time. Not only houses that being decorated but also the trees nearby to their homes and apartments. It is […]

Winter Walk in Kralingse Forest

I am joining Jo’s Monday Walk this week. While Jo is exploring Stokesley (North Yorkshire, England), I am going to explore the most popular urban forest and recreational area in Rotterdam: […]

Fenix Food Factory in Rotterdam

Around year 1900 Fenixloodsen (Fenix Lofts) next to Rijnhaven harbor, Katendrecht (Rotterdam) used to be the largest port warehouses area in the world. The area was bombed by the Germans […]

Markthal Rotterdam

It is claimed to be the first indoor market in the Netherlands and after seeing it myself, I can say it is a spectacular one! The construction started in 2009 […]

Romance in Rotterdam

Who could think a port city like Rotterdam as a romantic city? Apart from its modern architectures, Rotterdam does not offer many old historical buildings or canals like Paris or […]

Starry Night over the Entrepothaven

Located in the neighborhood of Kop van Zuid (Rotterdam), Entrepothaven, a yachts harbour, always looks charming at night. Beside of its fame as a neighborhood for the yuppies, this area […]

Monochrome Monday: Caught in the Act!

100th post! I can’t believe that finally my blog post reached to three digits number. And this is my 15th Monochrome Monday post! Having weekly post like Monochrome Monday motivates […]