Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #99 – Old and New Part 3

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The Lens-Artists Challenge is hosted this week by Amy.

Per Amy: “This week, we invite you to share “Old and New” with your photos and stories.”

Just one more thing, as Steve Jobs used to say. I couldn’t resist the following comparison of old and new. They are not great photos, but you’ll get the idea.

As I was traversing Amsterdam Harbor in October 2011 I saw the VOC Ship Amsterdam, a replica of an 18th Dutch trading vessel, which currently resides at the Netherlands Maritime Museum:

My view of the ship was interrupted by this:

That is something you don’t see everyday!

The bus continued towards a ramp, where it arose from the depths like a dripping sea monster:

Ho hum, just another day in Amsterdam.

Stay safe, be well. Be kind to one another.

Kudos to the tireless leaders of the weekly Lens-Artists challenge.

General Weekly Challenge info from Tina:
“Each Saturday at noon EST we will publish a photo challenge similar in form to the now-defunct WPC. If you choose to participate, please make sure to tag your post with the name of our group LENS-ARTISTS so that all of the responses can be found together in the WP Reader. Please also include a link to the challenge moderator’s post. One of our 4 moderators will host the challenge each week.”
Week 1 – Patti of https://pilotfishblog.com/
Week 2 – Ann-Christine aka Leya of https://lagottocattleya.wordpress.com/
Week 3 – Amy of https://shareandconnect.wordpress.com/
Week 4 – Tina of https://travelsandtrifles.wordpress.com/
Check them out.  Also search for Lens-Artists to find posts.

About JohnRH

Retired, avid winter skier, avid reader, traveler (avidly). :)
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18 Responses to Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #99 – Old and New Part 3

  1. ralietravels says:

    That’s fun. I have to admit I didn’t realize I was looking at a bus in the second picture.

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  2. Amy says:

    A very cool bus! That is something you don’t see everyday. Thank you for sharing, John!


  3. cindy knoke says:

    Wow! I was on one once, but it was open air.

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  4. Leya says:

    Haha – they are really surprising those buses! And I love your capture with the masts of the ship sticking up!

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  5. Never seen anything like that. Great pics

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  6. That’s a fun surprise moment captured. In Wisconsin Dells (before when people could go to places with other people … aka, in the past) they have Duck Boat Rides. They are the same, they start on land, hit the water, and return to land on the other side of the lake. It’s a fun ride, our kids enjoyed it back in the days when they were young.

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  7. That is some bus!!

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  8. Olga says:

    Wow! So curiously interesting to see your captures of the “dripping sea monster”. Funny way to describe it, but very apt. Definitely a stark contrast from the elegance of the old ship replica to the garishness of modern technology. 🙂

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  9. Nice catch, John! And it illustrates the theme brilliantly.

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