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Seeing Amsterdam Without A Car

Seeing Amsterdam Without A Car

(Join Tales Told From The Road resumes its month-long virtual European journey.)

Our next stop is Amsterdam. We could drive there from the Alsace, and plenty of cars roll along the city streets, but we won’t need a car to tour the place.

We could leave our rental car less than an hour up the road in Strasbourg, but we’re going to head back across the Rhine to Baden-Baden and return our car there to avoid a steep drop-off fee. We’ll have an afternoon free to stroll about the town, and after a one-night stay, we’ll travel by rail to Frankfurt where we’ll change to a train headed to the Netherlands.


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Travel Photo Thursday: “Head Shots”

Travel Photo Thursday: “Head Shots”

Camera on Trip SilYou’ve shot a photo, but does it truly depict what you saw with your own eyes?

Well, that might depend on whether you left the image as it came out of the camera, or if you cropped it to cut out some of what appeared in the “full frame.”

Here are four different images, three of which were created by selectively cropping the original shot, the last photo that you will see in this series.

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