July 2011

I Amsterdam sculpture in the museums square

Touch a number to see a picture

The van Gogh museum, with 100's of sketches and paintings by the Dutch native son, who only sold one painting in his lifetime. His last name is properly pronounced something like van Gock, not van Go.

Entering the art rooms in the van Gogh Museum

The van Gogh museum

A recreation of the room Vincent van Gogh lived in and painted during his stay in Arles. He painted three versions, with the other two in Musee d'Orsay in Paris and the Art Institute of Chicago

I Amsterdam

Walking in the Museumplein, a park between the Modern, van Gogh and Rijksmuseum

Homes on the canal

A resident of Amsterdam who does not seem happy with the crowds

Walking along a canal

The Heineken Brewery, founded in 1864 by Gerard Heineken in Amsterdam, now with 125 breweries in 70 countries

An old billboard, when the beer maker's name was emphasized, not the slick brand

Discussion of the beer and their patented "A" Yeast, which gives the beer its distinctive taste, or so it says

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