A Face From Amsterdam, Netherlands

The captain of the boat we sailed in through the canals of Amsterdam. He seemed pleased with my request for a photograph, which made me very happy too. He talked very well throughout the tour, explaining the special places and sights. He knew five languages! He spoke in French, German, Dutch, English and Chinese too, much to the amusement of the Chinese tourists. But he spoke mostly in English, which all tourists knew and understood well. I don’t think I will meet him again, but I brought his smile back along with me to India.

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9 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    Lots of kindness in his face and eyes and a wonderful capture for the day! The very best kind of guide/captain to have! Terrific capture, Indrani! Have a lovely weekend!


  2. nice face

    Have a GREAT Weekend!

    Aloha from Honolulu,
    Comfort Spiral
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  3. ashok says:

    he fits the tag "jolly good fellow"

  4. Great shot. He does look perfect for that job and what a linguist!

    Darryl and Ruth 🙂

  5. George says:

    This is a wonderful portrait of a man with an infectious smile. I'm glad he was a good tour guide.

  6. Leovi says:

    Good portrait, a typically Aryan face.

  7. Nicely framed. Looks cheerful.

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