The Beautiful Tuschinski Theatre

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Yesterday we went to Amsterdam and finally got to go to the historical and amazingly beautiful Tuschinski Cinema.  This theatre is for sure the most beautiful cinema I have ever been to and it was hard to not fall flat on my face as I walked around ogling the beautiful interior.  It has an amazing history, that survived the nazis, despite the fact that the owner did not, having been killed in the concentration camps. 

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We saw The Grand Budapest Hotel and it was the perfect environment to watch a film from one of my favourite directors.  The beautiful set design of the Grand Budapest Hotel wove seemingly seamless with the interior of the theatre and it felt as though I was being pulled between both worlds at the same time.  Please go visit this theatre when you are in Amsterdam. 

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Off to Utrecht today…and a little inspirational video….

We are going to Utrecht today for the first time, so I should have lots of lovely photos for you at some point, later on. In the meantime: been watching this gals videos lately. She is exploring the raw food journey, and getting in shape for a trip to Everest Base Camp, which she and her husband are documenting for a documentary. Nice message here…