Diemerzeedijk Cycling Route
A few days ago, I was out and about running some errands and enjoying the sunlight. For a portion of my trip, I cycled along the Diemerzeedijk between Amsterdam and Muiden. It’s always nice to squeeze out of the urban jungle for a little while and enjoy some quieter areas as well (not counting bleating sheep or hissing geese).
I hopped off my bicycle for a few minutes to explore the other side of the dike and got a much better view of the IJmeer. When I strolled to the water’s edge, I found someone’s old hideout! Nobody had obviously visited for a while and the only sign of recent activity was a big pile of dog poop. I felt like a true detective (without a crime scene).
Did you know: Chemical Waste Dumping
P.S. These are some cool photos (and stories) of Diemerzeedijk’s history:  . It’s one of the oldest dikes in the country (constructed somewhere between 1200 and 1300), but did you know it was used for dumping chemical waste for a long time?
6 thoughts on “Amsterdam: Diemerzeedijk Cycling Route”
You have an eye for catching line and figure in your pictures, Roselinde, and integrating the beauty of the environment with them. Really nice.
Thank you very much! I’m glad you like them 🙂
LOVE these photos !
Thank you!! 😀
Love the mood here