Instead of going to the well-known Keukenhof to see the flowers bloom (where you can indeed see many, many different types of flowers!!) in early spring (depending on the weather, around April\May) you can also see colourful fields of tulips and other beautiful flowers next to the roads. They are taken care of by farmers and are private lands. Sometimes however it is possible to come really close. You can always ask if you're allowed to walk into the fields, between the lengthly rows of tulips, and take some pictures. There are certain regions where there are lots of these fields, such as the area between Egmond and Bergen, but this is not the only one. Just drive around while you're there anyway and focus on colour. You won't be able to miss it when you're close by!!!
Part of this village has completely vanished and was replaced by a big canal. But the old church is still there, an interesting Romanesque building from the 12th century. Other sights in the village are two manors.
A small fortified town full of nice old buildings including a magnificent town hall. The church has remarkably preserved medieval painted wooden vaults. A museum is dedicated to Czech theologist Comenius who is buried in the chapel next to it.
Internationally famous architect W.M. Dudok spent much of his career being Hilversum's municipal architect. He turned a small agricultural village into a true city, designing entire neighbourhoods, schools and, his most famous work, the town hall.
Well, Florada impressed me a lot.. just a pity I wasn't aware of VT existence because I could have taken completely different pictures :-)
well.. in Poland the tulip season was long over and here.. pity, I couldn't take more precise picture of these flowers..
Holland has probably zillions of tulip kinds..
Obviously, our attack plan is in disarray! It's a total disaster! Every Swan for himself! Swim and live to fight another day!
Geez... this Swan War stuff is tiring...
So Much Color! It's as though a gentle hand reached down from heaven and created breathtaking colors on our earthly canvas...
Why, your first port of call in the province should - no, make it must! - be the free city of Amsterdam.
There is a port and a barge behind me. In the far distance you can also see a modern bridge and some other scenes
Pity you cannot see my lovely clogs ;-)
have you ever been inside a windmill? Well.. those guys who used to live there were really tough.. a little space, cold and dump air plus that noise.. but the hardest was probably the work there..
this is the place where I should have started the story because here my visit in the country has started..
well.. there were exhibited various floral ecosystems.. and many not only to see but also to experience ;-)
in the heart of the exhibition there is a hill, where this picture was taken. Behind us you can see the pavilions and fields that belong to this complex too.. man how huge it was....
Where would this province have been without mills? Half off it would be under water. So i am glad they are there.
My son and grandmother shared a room at the Ambassade, where we were greeted by a very friendly and...more
Kleine Houtstraat 13, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2011 DD, The Netherlands
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