The so called Red Light District of Amsterdam is in fact one of the oldest and most beautiful parts of the city. The combination of narrow cobbled streets, water canels and colorful windows make the atmosphere unique and fascinating.
Single exposure – just basic development from raw.
In the old days there where al lot city’s in the Netherlands who where protected by a big wall and a canal . In some city’s you stil can find these protections like Amersfoort , , , where i took this capture of the gate to the old center
Amsterdam is celebrating today October 27th its 740th Birthday. On this date in the year 1275 the town was officially exempt from tolls.and has given its inhabitants the right to transport their goods through the then existing County of Holland.