The sun was out, and I was in the city all day (pics thread)

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  1. RenchFries

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    I spent pretty much the entire day riding my bicycle around the city of Rotterdam, enjoying the sun, and stopping every now and then to eat or drink something.

    I got the idea to take some pics with my phone. Here goes.

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    Maasboulevard, cool flag thingies

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    Weird art hanging over the water and the Erasmus Bridge in the background

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    Willems Bridge and Erasmus Bridge

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    Willems Bridge & the White House (once the highest building in Europe)

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    View of the city from the pond on the edge of town

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    Hofplein

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    Main shopping street

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    Fenix Food Factory. Cool/hip pop-up place to eat and hang out
     
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    Hotel New York & Euro-mast in the background.

    Hotel New York used to be the cruise terminal for the cruise ships that sailed between New York and Rotterdam.

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    Hotel New York and fancy new apartments

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    Again the Fenix Food Factory

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    Southside of the city

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    Erasmus Bridge from the other side
     
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    Shot from the Erasmus Bridge

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    Another one, facing the south side. Most of the tall buildings aren't even 5 years old. They're building a lot of shit here lately.

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    The building on the left is an old warehouse turned into student housing. The big tower is a new high-end apartment building called "New Orleans"

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    Back to the river, facing the North. This used to be a port that was actually used, but they left the cranes there for decoration. Some of them are converted into restaurants.

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    WW II monument
     
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    That's all folks :hat:
     
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    Nice! :woot:
     
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    that is one butt ugly city. factor in that everyone is speaking dutch, I think id rather be in hell
     
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    I like to see other cities.

    Thanks, Rench!!!
     
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    :lol: no one believes you're Norwegian, faggot.
     
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    the signs and concert promotion poster were all in English.
     
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    Good thread. I like seeing local picture threads even just ordinary pictures.
     
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    ...as opposed to your parent's basement in Albany?
     
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    nice photos
     
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    Beautiful pics- everything looks so clean there!
     
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    Cool pics, Rench. :hat:
     
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    We wanna see the broads, not the goddamned buildings, for Christ sakes
     
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    I live in an apartment in the city. Oslo.
     
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    Show us pics of your beautiful city!
     
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    Imagine how nice it would be to have big cities in the US without certain elements. Everything beautiful, peaceful, clean...