Autumn time brings beautiful sunsets, which brings colourful skies which is characteristic for our country. Therefor me & my photoclub, met up one early evening to stroll past the Spaarne ( the canal which runs through Haarlem) and to capture our city by dusk. We were extremely lucky with the very calm weather. I can't
One of my favourite cafe/restaurants in Haarlem is Spaarne66, it's name comes from the canal "het Spaarne" next to which it is situated. It's a great place to sit outside, to have a lunch, dinner or just cup of coffee or a glass of wine and on a sunny day you will see dozens
Yesterday was the best Dutch National Holiday; Queensday or Koninginnedag. you would think that we are celebrating the Queens birthday, but what we dutchies are actually celebrating is the birthday of the (late) queen mom. When our current Queen Beatrix was crowned in 1980, this national holiday was her present to her mother. Our nation
In this time of year it’s great to live where I live, which is a the edge of the bollenstreek or “flower area” Tourists from all over the world make a stop here to enjoy the sight of these flower power fields and no wonder, cause on a sunny day, as it was when I
I live in Holland, actually in Haarlem to be exact, which basically mean that the summer is a hit or a miss... this year it started beautifully, blazing warm days, but unfortunately before we had time to get used to the actual sun in July the rain came and it rained and rained and rained a
What I did today? It was such a nice sunny day that me and my boyfriend went to Haarlem.... .... had some really dutch frites, while we sat in the sun..... Bought a brand new pair of "Birckenclogs" for holiday next week .... watched some cool street artists & had cup of coffee on a
Last night when we walked home from after having dinner in the center of Haarlem, I saw this single shoe standing lonely outside of a shoe shop, it was kind of a sad sight, like to say, "hey guys, I'm all alone, let me in!"
Today was Sis' birthday, so the whole family went for dinner in this great biological restaurant; AANGENAAM in Haarlem. Not only was the food biological, but also the beer and my boyfriend even had an biological cognac with his coffee as a desert. But also the place was so full of great little things that