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Old June 15th, 2009, 01:04 AM   #1
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Rotterdam Netherlands

Photos taken May-Jun 2009.

1. Skyline.


2. Euromast observation tower from 1960, in 1970 a gyrotower (you find them in amusement parks world wide) was added to the top.


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6. Local shopping street in de Zevenkamp district.


7. Houses in the new Nesselande district.


8. Beach at the artifical-created 'Zevenhuizerplas' lake.


9. The up to 165 feet (50 meters) deep lake was created by dredging to mine sand for building site preparation of the surrounding areas.


10. Convenience shop vending machine.



Others taken over the last few years.

11. Cube houses.


12. Each cube is a single house with several levels.


13. The complex has two megacubes (not on photos), one of which recently opened as youth hostel.


14. Jackie Chan slided down the side of this building in his movie 'Who Am I'.


15. Erasmus Bridge in the fog.


16. Taxi!


17. World Port Center building and Erasmus Bridge at dusk.


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19. Delftse Poort building and Millennium Tower in fog.


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25. Cyclist dwarfed by the gigantic Erasmus Bridge's pylon.


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Old June 15th, 2009, 02:03 AM   #2
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Very beautiful!!
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Old June 15th, 2009, 02:17 AM   #3
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Fantastic as always with you! Thanks for sharing!
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Old June 15th, 2009, 02:47 AM   #4
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Wonderful.
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Old June 15th, 2009, 06:03 PM   #5
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great
some more adds are welcoming :d
rotterdam fits so well with modern architecture, i love the dutch style
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Old June 15th, 2009, 06:26 PM   #6
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What a wonderful city! I like it.
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Old June 15th, 2009, 07:18 PM   #7
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Amazing photos of Rotterdam very nice
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Old June 15th, 2009, 09:07 PM   #8
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Rotterdam has got huge potential.
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I really miss The Netherlands
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Great photos..!

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You're welcome to come back!
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Old June 16th, 2009, 02:17 PM   #11
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Great Pictures of a great city. I love the combination of the tall buildings with the river and the docks.
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I think I´ll visit this city soon. Thanks for the pictures, t´hey´re great.
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