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Hi Dick, Thanks for looking. I do not believe that the date on the Munttoren is related to emigration to America, but maybe I am wrong. There is a place in Rotterdam from where lots of ships departed for the New World in the 19th century--that place is recognized, and there is now a hotel on that spot, called Hotel New York. Nathan Richard Taylor wrote: > Nathan - Always nice to tour your home towns with you. That shot of > the church with "1620" on the tower brought back memories of my own > walk up that street many years ago. I was surprised to see the > departure, in this case, of my forebears to the new world recognized > there. If I'm not mistaken, there is similar recognition in Leiden. > > I hope the transition from rainy Holland to sunny Spain isn't proving > too much of a shock for you. > > Regards, > > Dick > > > > On Dec 14, 2007, at 1:38 PM, Nathan Wajsman wrote: > >> Another week of shuttling between Spain and the Netherlands. This >> time, since Thursday was a holiday in Spain, I took Friday off and >> flew up to see my wife and daughter already Wednesday night. So this >> week's PAW starts with some Alicante sunshine and continues with some >> Almere/Amsterdam rain: >> >> http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws/?page_id=113 >> (all pictures with the Olympus E410 and the 14-54mm lens) >> >> As always, comments and critique are more than welcome. >> >> Nathan >> >> -- >> Nathan Wajsman >> Almere, The Netherlands >> >> *Opportunistic Image Acquisition* >> >> General photography: http://www.frozenlight.eu >> http://www.nathanfoto.com >> http://www.greatpix.eu >> Picture-A-Week: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws >> Seville: http://www.frozenlight.eu/fotosevilla >> >> Stock photography: http://www.alamy.com/search-results.asp?qt=wajsman >> http://myloupe.com/home/found_photographer.php?photographer=507 >> Blog: http://www.fotocycle.dk/blog >> >> >> SUPPORT FREEDOM OF SPEECH, BUY DANISH PRODUCTS! >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Leica Users Group. >> See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information > > > _______________________________________________ > Leica Users Group. > See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information > > -- Nathan Wajsman Almere, The Netherlands *Opportunistic Image Acquisition* General photography: http://www.frozenlight.eu http://www.nathanfoto.com http://www.greatpix.eu Picture-A-Week: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws Seville: http://www.frozenlight.eu/fotosevilla Stock photography: http://www.alamy.com/search-results.asp?qt=wajsman http://myloupe.com/home/found_photographer.php?photographer=507 Blog: http://www.fotocycle.dk/blog SUPPORT FREEDOM OF SPEECH, BUY DANISH PRODUCTS!