Rotterdam, Netherlands May 2013

The whole group: Dad, Mom, Hannah, Chris, Koen and me with the Dutch flag in Rotterdam

The whole group: Dad, Mom, Hannah, Chris, Koen and me with the Dutch flag in Rotterdam

Hannah prepared a Surinamese lunch for us – roti with curry chicken, potatoes, and green beans. Yum!

 

Ready to eat!

 

Koen is always on the phone!

 

Inside a building where Hannah works to borrow Sustainable Heijplaats bikes!

 

On the boat from Heijplaats to Rotterdam!

 

On the boat from Heijplaats to Rotterdam!

 

View of Rotterdam as we approach!

 

First stop is getting drinks on the SS Rotterdam

 

The ship's entrance

The ship’s entrance

 

Group photo on the SS Rotterdam!

Group photo on the SS Rotterdam!

 

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My mom matches the Jean Paul Gaultier themed lighthouse in Rotterdam in honor of his current exhibit at the Kunsthal.

 

Ready for our bike ride architectural tour!

Ready for our bike ride architectural tour!

 

My parents riding bikes!

My parents riding bikes!

 

So much fun!

So much fun!

 

So much fun!

So much fun!

 

Cool houses in Rotterdam

Cool houses in Rotterdam

 

Heading toward the Erasmus bridge

Heading toward the Erasmus bridge

 

The leaning KPN building

The leaning KPN building

 

Side-view of the KPN building

Side-view of the KPN building

 

Getting ready to bike up the Erasmus bridge

Getting ready to bike up the Erasmus bridge

 

Biking up the Erasmus bridge!

Biking up the Erasmus bridge!

 

Hannah in the lead!

Hannah in the lead!

 

At the top of the bridge

At the top of the bridge

 

View of Rotterdam from the top of the bridge

View of Rotterdam from the top of the bridge

 

In celebration of the passing of the crown, the silhouettes of the now Princess Beatrix and King Willem-Alexander

In celebration of the passing of the crown, the silhouettes of the now Princess Beatrix and King Willem-Alexander

 

View from the Erasmus bridge

View from the Erasmus bridge

 

Sculpture of Picasso's Sylvette

Sculpture of Picasso’s Sylvette

 

The Chabot Museum

The Chabot Museum

 

Enjoying the bike ride

Enjoying the bike ride

 

Beer break at the Proeflokaal Reijngoud

Beer break at the Proeflokaal Reijngoud

 

Inside the Proeflokaal Reijngoud

Inside the Proeflokaal Reijngoud

 

Hannah and my mom inside Proeflokaal Reijngoud

Hannah and my mom inside Proeflokaal Reijngoud

 

Beautiful Dutch tulips

Beautiful Dutch tulips

 

Tulips in the park

Tulips in the park

 

My mom with the tulips

My mom with the tulips

 

My dad with the tulips

My dad with the tulips

 

Everyone's taking photos!

Everyone’s taking photos!

 

More photo-taking!

More photo-taking!

 

Koen in the park

Koen in the park

 

Koen and me

Koen and me

 

And another!

And another!

 

Excited Hannah and Chris

Excited Hannah and Chris

 

I don't know how to photoshop open eyes, but it's still a nice photo!

I don’t know how to photoshop open eyes, but it’s still a nice photo!

 

Last view of the Erasmus Bridge before taking the ferry back to Heijplaats!

Last view of the Erasmus Bridge before taking the ferry back to Heijplaats!

 

Mom and Dad with the bridge

Mom and Dad with the bridge

 

Koen and me with the bridge

Koen and me with the bridge

 

Chris and Hannah with the bridge

Chris and Hannah with the bridge

 

Group bridge photo!

Group bridge photo!

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