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21 April 2007

Week 15: Rotterdam sail

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On Saturday the 14th, I was part of a group of photographers who went sailing in the waters around Rotterdam in a houseboat. It was quite an interesting experience to see places from the water, and all this week’s images are from that day.

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On the way to the meeting place (Krimpen aan de Lek) I passed this quintessential Dutch landscape:
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The alternates
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Alternate 1
Johan, our captain for the day:
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Alternate 2
Johan shows us the planned route:
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Alternate 3
At Dordrecht, our first port of call, Michiel gets ready to tie down the boat:
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Alternate 4
Dordrecht is a wonderful, quaint town, the weather was great, and some people were out on the street relaxing:
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Alternate 5
…while others were working on their boats:
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Alternate 6
Johan’s girlfriend, who lives with him on his boat, enjoys the sun:
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Alternate 7
Later in the afternoon, we were in Rotterdam, a city of many impressive bridges like this one:
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Alternate 8
As usual, I was on the outlook for people going about their business, like these two ladies having what appeared to be an animated conversation:
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