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Sep
15th
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the-hulot-universe:

Yale Joel, New York, October 1958Jacques Tati looking at the high ceiling of an office lobby

the-hulot-universe:

Yale Joel, New York, October 1958
Jacques Tati looking at the high ceiling of an office lobby

(via the-hulot-universe)

Sep
10th
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amsterdamize:

Dutch mail has had a long tradition of mail delivery by bike. Spawned by state-owned PTT, then slashed by the ‘liberalisation’ of this market, in pursuit of growth, expansion and domination. Yet, bikes were not completely eradicated, over the backs of under-payed temps.These days DHL gets all the press for using a few cargo bikes (10% of their delivery fleet). Their motivations: it’s faster, more efficient and ‘sustainable’. Well duh, but of course it’s simply an economic decision: it saves a shit load of money (100’s of thousands of euros a year). 
The postie in the Red Light District isn’t a 20-something hipster on a When Harry Met Larry bike, donned in lycra.

What we get is a pensioner making a little extra money, going around on a contraption he has never given a second thought. Yes, he’s not the fastest lad, he often mixes up addresses (the RLD numbering can be a bitch), but hey, the upside is that his mistakes laid the foundation for some of my best neighbourhood relationships. 
Last but not least: I’ve never seen him *without* a cigar in his mouth.
It’s one of the many things I don’t take for granted and will miss when I move out of Amsterdam, I’m sure.

amsterdamize:

Dutch mail has had a long tradition of mail delivery by bike. Spawned by state-owned PTT, then slashed by the ‘liberalisation’ of this market, in pursuit of growth, expansion and domination. Yet, bikes were not completely eradicated, over the backs of under-payed temps.

These days DHL gets all the press for using a few cargo bikes (10% of their delivery fleet). Their motivations: it’s faster, more efficient and ‘sustainable’. Well duh, but of course it’s simply an economic decision: it saves a shit load of money (100’s of thousands of euros a year). 

The postie in the Red Light District isn’t a 20-something hipster on a When Harry Met Larry bike, donned in lycra.

RLD DHL

What we get is a pensioner making a little extra money, going around on a contraption he has never given a second thought. Yes, he’s not the fastest lad, he often mixes up addresses (the RLD numbering can be a bitch), but hey, the upside is that his mistakes laid the foundation for some of my best neighbourhood relationships. 

Last but not least: I’ve never seen him *without* a cigar in his mouth.

It’s one of the many things I don’t take for granted and will miss when I move out of Amsterdam, I’m sure.

Sep
9th
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"I will be back"

"I will be back"

Sep
7th
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sea phone

sea phone

Sep
3rd
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Exames e Excursões

Exames e Excursões

Aug
31st
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Nice Dutch bike in Lisbon! :)

Nice Dutch bike in Lisbon! :)

Aug
30th
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Museu do relógio em Serpa

Museu do relógio em Serpa

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Meet #MercadodaRibeira ;)

Meet #MercadodaRibeira ;)

Aug
28th
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Polvo frito | fried squid

Polvo frito | fried squid

Aug
15th
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Manta-Rota ;)

Manta-Rota ;)