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Mostly photography, with the occasional philosophical contemplation

Crossing through the City

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Business centre of The Hague city with the metro line running in between the buildings

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The Hague

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First two images of The Hague city, in the west of the Netherlands. The first image shows a lot of ministries and the royal library. The right shows the business center with a love of tall buildings and a special construction made for the trams which pass through the streets. Very interesting to be in a city more now and to be able to explore the cityscape. There will be more images to follow, but as always i start with my personal favorites πŸ˜€

Rotterdam Towers

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The Kop van Zuid is an area in Rotterdam situated along the Maas river and is developing into a very modern part of the city with large skyscrapers. Took a few images a while back when i was in Rotterdam and made a new edit today. Shot taken from the Erasmus bridge

The Bell Tower

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[..], as one of the best expert on Medieval architecture of Dalmatia, T.G. Jackson was hired to complete the construction of the bell tower of the Romanesque cathedral of St Anastasia in Zadar. The bell tower was finished in December 1893, and it is his only architectural work in Croatia. Otherwise, ground floor and first floor of the bell tower were built in 1452 (during Archbishop Vallaresso), while the upper floors were built from 1890 to 1894 by English architect and art historian Sir Thomas Graham Jackson, based on the model of the bell tower of the cathedral in Rab.[..]

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The Village Centre

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mm-hometown

This time right on time for the coming Monochrome Madness at Leanne Cole’s site. Choose an image i took this weekend from the Jacobus Church in the centre of the town where i live. This part of the town is very pretty with old houses, a lovely park in the front and the church towering the landscape.

Sneak Peak

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Soon the new theme of Monochrome Madness will go live on the site of Leanne Cole (http://leannecole.com.au/). The theme is City and as i was searching for an image i looked up the collection of photos taken in Croatia and came up with this one. The city of Split as seen from this pathway which leads to the botanical gardens of Split.

Edinburgh Panorama

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Edinburgh Skyline klein

Panorama of the railway station and the old part of the city in the background, where you can find the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle

hint: click on the image for a larger version


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Reflections of the city

Rotterdam reflectieraam klein

Rotterdam contains an increasing amount of great architecture and tall buildings. Old and new blend in seemingly without effort. Last year when i visited friends i took quite a lot of pictures and i still enjoy strolling through these photos. This is one of them, which i ‘rediscovered’. It’s a photo of a reflecting window with less reflecting panels alongside of it. This is the result i got from it πŸ™‚