Pictures from a visit to Utrecht in June:

The façade in the backdrop is a printed facsimile. I had seen something similar 5 years ago during a visit to London when they where they were carrying out extensive repairs to St. Paul’s Cathedral.

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It was a pretty warm day so we spent a lot of time around the Dom Tower.

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The fountain in the garden of Dom Church carried these icons to warn people of the non-drikability” of the water there:

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The thing about potable water from every tap is that you need to call out every time you don’t want people drinking water from an outlet. Never mind that the water doesn’t smell remotely drink-able - but then neither does beer.

July 20, 2011