Amsterdam, Noord Holland is one of my favorite cities on earth. It’s the capital of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, a tiny country in northwestern Europe that occupies a land mass one third the size of Kentucky.
The Northern Docklands section of Amsterdam reminds me of East Austin 20 years ago. The money is starting to come but the neighborhood has not yet been ruined.
Oedipus Brewing is making my favorite beer in Amsterdam.
The rough and tumble side patio at Oedipus Brewing.
Just north of the River IJ.
Street art in the NDSM neighborhood of Amsterdam.
I hope to revisit this site when it’s developed.
Street art in the NDSM neighborhood.
On a long walk through north Amsterdam.
De Valk Talent Factory. I believe the artist is Daniel Doebner.
IJ Plein in Amsterdam Noord.
A mosque in Noord Holland.
New Orleans-style architecture in Amsterdam.
Royalvis and Traiteur is one of the best fish restaurants in Noord Holland. Report.
Paradox is a homely little coffeeshop in the Jordaan neighborhood of Amsterdam. Mostly locals lounge about smoking, drinking and chatting in Dutch.
Motorcycles provide excellent navigation through the crowded Amsterdam metropolitan area.
Zeist is a small town south and east of Amsterdam. It is home to a fine donkey sanctuary.
This rooster strolled right up to me and demanded to be petted.
Broodjeszaak ‘t Kuyltje is the best sandwich shop in Amsterdam
Amsterdam street art.
Amsterdam Oost is undergoing a radical transformation.
Soundgarden is one of the legendary Amsterdam music venues.
Chopping wood at La Perla pizzeria in Jordaan.
Typical Dutch courtyard.
The best fish restaurant in the Netherlands: Éénvistwéévis
Dam Square, Amsterdam.