Sunset Sunday – Amsterdam

On a cold, cloud filled April afternoon in Amsterdam, the rain showers (even hail) soaked the streets and pestered the pedestrians. Although bikes still out numbered the compact cars most tourists and locals hop on foot from cafe to coffee shop in search of warmth, conversation and the favorable local fare. But with the day nearly finished, the once hectic sidewalks suddenly slowed.  Time marched towards sunset.

...the canal lights up at sunset in Amsterdam

Although the sun did not appear and no final descent could be viewed, the moment was unmistakable.  Twilight began.  A blue hue illuminated the sky and the street lights reflected against the water to provide a glow that warmed the scene. A walk down a canal suddenly seemed more appealing and enjoyable than sitting inside learning traditional Dutch culture.

During that stroll I snapped this picture. Enjoy and have an especially Happy Sunset Sunday this Easter.

stay adventurous, Craig

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  • Melissa Morris

    Just wanted to let you know that I’m really enjoying Sunset Sundays. They’re like mini vacations as I prepare for the work week.


    • stayadventurous

      So great to hear…I am smiling this early morning in Amsterdam.
      stay adventurous, Craig

  • Kirsten

    I’d have to agree with Melissa! Sunset Sunday is a great end to the weekend and a terrific start to the week.

    This is another very beautiful foto Craig! Makes Amsterdam look even more inviting than I had previously imagined. Proof that twilight makes everything look better?!

  • Hans

    Very nice, Craig! Getting homesick here!

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