I was in the Netherlands in September 2009 for a short time, and managed to fill my CF-Card with a few hundred photographs. This shot was taken opposite the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, I thought it would turn out nicely with the yellow window eves and wooden canal boat with ‘Amsterdam’ written on the stern.
I was recently in France (about 2 months ago) and I toured around the southern country side for a week, snapping away at the amazing medieval towns dotted around the stunning Loire Valley. My absolutely favourite town that I stayed at on my way to Paris was Amboise!
“The city is famous for the Clos Lucé manor house where Leonardo da Vinci lived (and ultimately died) at the invitation of King Francis I of France, whose Château d’Amboise, which dominates the town, is located just 500 meters away. The narrow streets contain some good examples of timbered housing.” [Read the rest on Wikipedia]