If you visit Haarlem in the springtime, be sure to look into Hofje van Oorschot and see the magnolias in full bloom.
If you are making your way into the centre of Haarlem from the Train/Bus station, follow Kruisweg then Kruisstraat. You will find the hofje on the right, at the point where the road takes a turn to the left, opposite the 'Hema' shop.
What can I say? You cannot denie that Dutch people have something about flowers.
I wished here, in Belgium, so nearby, we could addapt the way to show our love towards flowers as or northern neighbours do!
They get a 10/10 for this topic!
Fondest memory: The flowermarket on Sunday after the parade was marvelous!
I saw this little poppy flower and I could not resist to take a picture of it.
I call this picture:
(we look different but we are the same)