Our travels from Domburg to Queen’s Day in Amsterdam



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Our travels from Domburg to Queen’s Day in Amsterdam

During our last few days in Holland, we headed towards the North Sea coast in the Dutch province of Zeeland.  Once there, we stayed in Zeeland’s oldest seaside resort village of Domburg. Read more

Our visit to Delft the Dutch city of Orange and Blue



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Our visit to Delft the Dutch city of Orange and Blue

buildings and bikes along canal - delft - the netherlands

It has been over 750 years since the City of Delft was granted city rights.  The name Delft comes from the Dutch word meaning delve or digging.  As we soon learned first hand Delft is still surrounded by canals.  Read more

Windmills At Zaanse Schans In The Netherlands

Windmills At Zaanse Schans In The Netherlands

After taking two days to tour the fields where tulips are cultivated, and to revel in the show of spring flowers at Keukenhof Gardens, it was time to make our way to the village of Zaanse Schans to view the large collection of windmills that still stand there in the Netherlands.  Back in the 17th and 18th centuries, Holland had over 10,000 windmills; today, that number has dwindled to near 1,000.  Most of the 10,000 original windmills were used to power industries,  but that ended with the industrial revolution.  Those that survived were either grinding grain or draining fields out in the country. Read more

Keukenhof Gardens, Our Visit To Holland’s World Of Tulips



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Keukenhof Gardens, Our Visit To Holland’s World Of Tulips

An image of the tulip and flower beds along a walkway at Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, the Netherlands. Photography by Frame To Frame - Bob and Jean.

On a sunny morning, we drove south out of Amsterdam towards the village of Lisse, where we would find Keukenhof Gardens. Read more

Rijksmuseum, The Netherlands Most Famous Museum



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Rijksmuseum, The Netherlands Most Famous Museum

entrance to rijksmuseum in amsterdam

On a cool, damp morning, Bob and I hit the streets of Amsterdam early.  Long lineups were already in place at Anne Frank Haus, so we proceeded to the Rijksmuseum, a gallery where Rembrandt’s works are on display in the Netherlands. Read more

Amsterdam a world of bikes, tulips, and windmills



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Amsterdam a world of bikes, tulips, and windmills

Central Station, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After landing at  Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands, we caught a train for a 25-minute ride into Amsterdam.  At the downtown railway station,  we inquired about catching a cab to our hotel but were told that it was located nearby.  And so, with bags in hand, we set off through the streets of on our short walk!  We needed to stretch our legs in any case. Read more