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Old August 7th, 2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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Rotterdam July 2009

Photos taken 13/19/20/22/28/31 July 2009 and 1 Aug 2009.

1. Van Brienenoord Bridge, Netherlands' longest single span bridge. Actually two separate arch bridges next to each other, the one at the right from 1965 and the other bridge added in 1990.


2. One of the city harbors for pleasure boats.


3. Neigboring Ridderkerk municipality.


4. House boats in the Bergpolder district.


5. View from streetcar viaduct.


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7. In 1972 this was Netherland's first KFC.


8. Old quarters of the Overschie district, the corner house dates from 1657 and nowadays houses a bridge operator who remotely controls several of the canal's bridges.


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10. Highway interchange.


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12. Public sport facilities.


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16. Temporary entrance to the Central Train Station.


17. Central Train Station, the blue cabins are part of the temporary station facilities.


18. One of world's largest cruise ships, the Queen Mary 2.


19. QM2 with at the left the Europoint trio towers from 1975.


20. Kralingseveer district.


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22. Oost-Kralingen district.


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24. Crooswijk district.


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27. Public sport facilities.


28. Mural at a former Heineken's brewery office.


29. Prinsenland district.


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37. Garbage collector uses a remote control to grab and empty garbage containers.


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39. Big concrete island as art work, intended to mark Netherland's lowest point...


40. ...but the lowest point was officially measured a few miles further, still this location is 6.25 meters (20.5 feet) below sea level.


41. From 1974 to 1989 this was Rotterdam's highest apartment building.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 10:56 PM   #2
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Wow - nice collection. The tower blocks and tenements in Rotterdam look remarkably nice compared to many found around the UK. Perhaps the colours help. This however is just beautiful:



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Old August 8th, 2009, 05:00 AM   #3
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Wonderful pics!
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Old August 8th, 2009, 06:20 AM   #4
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Very nice pix
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Old August 8th, 2009, 10:55 AM   #5
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Very nice shots from Rotterdam
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Old August 8th, 2009, 06:45 PM   #6
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Good selection!
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Old August 9th, 2009, 06:26 AM   #9
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Great photos! Rotterdam is quite a charming city indeed.
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