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Train to Kandy
A Clownfish hiding in sea anemone
Sigiriya from Below
Her Lovely Face Out Of Curiosity
Fishermen of the Universe
Upper Mesa Falls
Dog on a Train
Halloween Garden Witch
Moments From Above
beautfull sunset
Sleeping bird on a wild plassen.
Bluegrass Musicians
Bad Hair Day, Fun Day
Mu Cang Chai Rice Terraces
My dog, Rolfie, on the Charles Bridge at dawn.
Irish Gravedigger
Sunset on Hard knott
Radford Church Flag
La Muerte in the cemetery
Old Glades Creek Gristmill
Zebra: striped beauty
In The Cave
14th Annual Photo Contest
Sleeping bird on a wild plassen.

I am an American who moved to Amsterdam in 2016 with my no ex- husband's company. After a few housing catastrophes, living in an illegal apartment and having a crazy French roommate, I decided to buy a van and live in it! The solitude and simplicity was worth the stress of not bathing for days and the concept of wild peeing or in dutch wild plassen. One night while parked in Pumerend, a village north of Amsterdam I braved the cold and humiliation of peeing in public as a woman and came across this bird resting in the branches. A lot of people asked me, "well, living in the van sounds fun but how do you, a WOMAN, take care of business without a toilet onboard?" The truth is, the same as a man! It's quite freeing actually.

TAGS: Amsterdam, Bird, Netherlands, Van, Wild, Wildlife

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Amsterdam, Netherlands
Member since 2016
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© HMG Burger.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2016
Total Views: 55
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 27, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f14
ISO: ISO5000
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PHOTO LOCATION Pumerend, NL, Netherlands