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The mirror

Posted on May 30, 2011 by

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Each sunny day, Amsterdam reflects its beauty in every mirror-like surface, like a beautiful girl that is aware of her charm and wants to confirm it by looking in every window she can find on her way. The mirror is part of the city itself: all houses have big windows. I’m sure the reason for the big windows is the weather and the lack of light in those abundant rainy days, but sometimes I think they were intentionally built to be large mirrors. Amsterdam presents itself to viewers in three different ways: the real self, the reflection in the canals and the elongated reflection in the windows from the opposite side of the canals. Which one to admire first?

For now, only the mirrors…

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