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Old January 4th, 2009, 09:10 PM   #1
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Hoofddorp (8x) & Schiphol Airport (33x)

Despite the bad weather I decided to go outside and test my new camera, a Canon Eos 450D.
First I went to take some pictures in my city. Luckily there was still some ice on the water for nice effects.
After that I went to Schiphol, I'm glad I live just next to it.
So you will find a few pics from Hoofddorp and many pictures from Schiphol Amsterdam International Airport. Enjoy!

Hoofddorp (8x)
1/Demolishing and old shoppingmall
...[IMG]http://i42.************/xfduvd.jpg[/IMG]

2/They're also demoloshing the old theatre to built a new one
...[IMG]http://i43.************/w7j7ux.jpg[/IMG]

3/The small layor of ice gave me the chance to make some nice pics
...[IMG]http://i42.************/a9lldi.jpg[/IMG]

4/The highest building of my city, Pharos (80m)
...[IMG]http://i41.************/11qtqgl.jpg[/IMG]

5/A nice thing located in the water
...[IMG]http://i40.************/105v5t5.jpg[/IMG]

6/This is the Southtower (75m), second tallest in Hoofddorp
...[IMG]http://i40.************/23uygxh.jpg[/IMG]

7/Olympic Games train?
...[IMG]http://i41.************/34e53yr.jpg[/IMG]

8/And again the Pharos
...[IMG]http://i40.************/24ozyx2.jpg[/IMG]

Schiphol (33x)
1/Welcome to Schiphol International Airport
...[IMG]http://i42.************/260eh4l.jpg[/IMG]

2/Schiphol Plaza, a big shopping centre
...[IMG]http://i40.************/25ilogm.jpg[/IMG]

3/The big entrance hall of Schiphol Plaza
...[IMG]http://i44.************/25tevj9.jpg[/IMG]

4/Departures hall 3, on top of Schiphol Plaza
...[IMG]http://i41.************/2ngt0dk.jpg[/IMG]

5/Departures hall 4
...[IMG]http://i42.************/96xoux.jpg[/IMG]

6/One of the many gates
...[IMG]http://i44.************/33vf4le.jpg[/IMG]

7/Yes, they where bussy
...[IMG]http://i44.************/28cmwax.jpg[/IMG]

8/If you look good, you can see the highrises at the Zuidas (South Axis) in
Amsterdam
...[IMG]http://i40.************/300y715.jpg[/IMG]

9/Big Heineken cans
...[IMG]http://i43.************/2i8vsk5.jpg[/IMG]

10/A lot of luggage cars
...[IMG]http://i40.************/2eb4lli.jpg[/IMG]

11/KLM, KLM, KLM and more KLM
...[IMG]http://i39.************/14wdp4i.jpg[/IMG]

12/Ready for take off
...[IMG]http://i44.************/bhgns6.jpg[/IMG]

13/Reloading the eletric luggage carrying cars
...[IMG]http://i43.************/x82yo.jpg[/IMG]

14/The next plane is ready for take off
...[IMG]http://i39.************/25qdvuu.jpg[/IMG]

15/This guy is tired
...[IMG]http://i40.************/k0islc.jpg[/IMG]

16/Towards the exit of Schiphol Plaza
...[IMG]http://i41.************/2s1vp1j.jpg[/IMG]

17/International newspapers
...[IMG]http://i40.************/34yqpfs.jpg[/IMG]

18/Waiting for a friend or loved one to arrive
...[IMG]http://i42.************/2qbx6bd.jpg[/IMG]

19/Outside where the cars and busses are waiting
...[IMG]http://i40.************/10cw36b.jpg[/IMG]

20/Again
...[IMG]http://i42.************/2ius03a.jpg[/IMG]

21/The Schipholtower
...[IMG]http://i42.************/10ynvjm.jpg[/IMG]

22/Roads to the departure halls
...[IMG]http://i39.************/141pevs.jpg[/IMG]

23/To remember where you left your car
...[IMG]http://i43.************/2gvlykk.jpg[/IMG]

24/I like this
...[IMG]http://i39.************/iz6q7a.jpg[/IMG]

25/Taxi's, cars and busses waiting on arrivals
...[IMG]http://i39.************/16lln4o.jpg[/IMG]

26/Crispy McChicken
...[IMG]http://i44.************/25isojr.jpg[/IMG]

27/More Heineken
...[IMG]http://i44.************/rt0o6t.jpg[/IMG]

28/Leaving
...[IMG]http://i42.************/vrynmr.jpg[/IMG]

29/The weather was still bad
...[IMG]http://i43.************/2z8vlgn.jpg[/IMG]

30/Welcome to Amsterdam
...[IMG]http://i40.************/aph89f.jpg[/IMG]

31/Schipholtower again, now with lights
...[IMG]http://i41.************/f4hc1i.jpg[/IMG]

32/Commercial signs throught the front screen
...[IMG]http://i43.************/14alnrs.jpg[/IMG]

33/And to end this serie, the RoyalBankOfScotland sign with rain
...[IMG]http://i41.************/22n4le.jpg[/IMG]

I hoped you enjoyed looking at this serie of pictures despite the bad weather.



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Old January 4th, 2009, 09:37 PM   #2
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Nice pictures and congratulations with your new camera.
When I see those pictures of schiphol I wanna go on holiday
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Old January 4th, 2009, 11:38 PM   #3
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It's a big airport for sure! But I thought the building was not so impressive when I was there.
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Old January 5th, 2009, 06:41 PM   #4
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Very nice pics xlchrisij really a very nice town/city
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Old January 8th, 2009, 06:52 PM   #5
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^Thanks You can call Hoofddorp a city now (for Dutch standards)

Altough Schiphol Airport is right next to Hoofddorp is feels like a complety other thing. Very nice!
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