Traffic Jam, Amsterdam-Style

Around the corner from our Amsterdam apartment, we saw a traffic jam where the Prinsengracht and Leidsegracht canals meet.

The blue tour boat entered the intersection, stopped, and turned using side thrusters while the blue boat under the bridge waited.

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After the tour boat got turned around, it proceeded to the right. The blue boat under the bridge edged out, and a red boat approaches.

traffic jam at Prinsengracht
traffic jam at Prinsengracht

The red boat approaches the intersection and stops.

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And the blue boat finally proceeds. The passengers are partying and enjoying a Saturday afternoon in Amsterdam.

partying on the Prinsengracht
partying on the Prinsengracht
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I enjoy travel, art, food, photography, nature, California native plants, history, and yoga. I am a retired software engineer. The gravatar is a Nuttall's woodpecker that visited our backyard.

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