Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Some scenery from Holland

I am still not done getting trough all the photos from our trip to the Netherlands two weeks ago, but here I resized some of the scenery images. Hopy you like :)

Modern windmills in Flevoland

and at another spot in the polder

VOC ship the Batavia in Lelystad harbor

The beautiful synagogue of Groningen

The main building of the University of Groningen where I got my MA in history
22 years ago.

oh that sky! How I missed that! Straight from a painting of the old masters!

somewhere during our travels

a backyard in Marken

Dutch food, "patat met", French fries with majonaise (my kids loved it)

Sheep in green fields

Souvenir porcelain clogs

or Delft ware

Windmills at the Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans

Knotwilgen (willows) at the Zaanse Schans

Muiderslot (Castle of Muiden)


Sail Kampen

Veluwe in spring time


Cape Cod Rambling Rose said...

These photos are absolutely stunning! The contrast between the new steel windmills and the old wooden mills is fabulous! Thank you for sharing your photos! (My husband loves his french fries with mayonnaise, too!)

Shirley1md said...

Fabulous pictures of your trip to Holland! So happy to read that your girls enjoyed the trip too! Thanks so much for sharing them with us!