Settled as a small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam grew into one of the most important ports in the world by the 17th century.  During this time, when immigration was at its peak, the Amsterdam canal system was created. I must have taken a thousand photos of the canals of Amsterdam.  Here […]

Port Cergy is a marina on the Oise River.  The marina can hold about 100 boats, and the area around the marina includes residences, restaurants, and shops.  We ate at a lovely Alsacian restaurant visible across the water to the left in this shot.  As we sat outside on the waterfront a gorgeous, full moon […]