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Schiphol, Amsterdam airport, The Netherlands

Flying from Oslo Gardermoen, Norway, into the direction of Schiphol, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, so, southwardly, I noticed that the airplane flies over Schiphol, even more southward, to turn in a big circle back to the north, and creating a view on the North Sea on the left side of the airplane, flying over villages and landscapes all belonging to the south of Schiphol, Amsterdam. It took a while before I found on google maps where I was flying, how the airplane found its way to land.

Zwanenburgpolder is the name of the collective of waters and fields into the direction of Amsterdam/Schiphol. A wonderful experience, also the sea "my" North Sea, shining a blinding light of the evening sun, the wonderful sunset of that day...., May 29, 2012.

And finally landed, as usual it takes a long "taxi-drive" of the airplane to bring me to the gate where I can step into Netherlands. While taxiing I can take photos of Schiphol on places I would never be allowed to be if I would not be a passenger, and inside an airplane.....

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  • Uploaded on June 15, 2012
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Antoinette
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A460
    • Taken on 2012/05/29 20:33:24
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 17.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash