Tag Archives: Netherlands

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fun

Fun is small word but with all kinds of opportunities. I like cows. This could probably be traced back to my childhood summers spent on my grandparents’ small dairy farm. On our trip to the Benelux Countries last year, I … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I’m feeling bright and  cheery this Thursday morning so how about some bright red Castle doors from De Haar Castle in the Netherlands? We toured this beautiful Castle last year, and I could have taken a lot more door photos because … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

The wonderful windmills of the Netherlands – things that fairy tales are made of and do not need words to appreciate. Sincere best wishes for a healthy and happy 2016. 🎉 Linked to Norm Frampton’s Thursday Doors for December 31, 2015.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ornate

My idea of ornate from atop the Euromast Tower in Rotterdam, Netherlands. 🙂 Linked to Weekly Photo Challenge: Ornate. ———- Euromast is an observation tower in Rotterdam, Netherlands, designed by Hugh Maaskant constructed between 1958 and 1960. It was specially built for the 1960 Floriade, and is a … Continue reading

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Thursday Peace Doors

Yesterday’s events in Virginia, as well as all the preceding ones, caused me to think about peace as I was looking for a Thursday Door entry. These are the beautiful gates at the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, where the Peace Flame burns bright. I keep … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped in Peace

During our recent visit to Amsterdam, Netherlands, we visited The Hague. While walking the grounds outside the Peace Palace, which is home to the International Court of Justice, we saw this beautiful World Peace Flame Monument. In this time of world unrest, it … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

These doors are from our Amsterdam visit and are the entrance to several apartments. In Amsterdam, the majority of the residents rent versus own since they pay an average of 60% tax and 21% sales tax. According to those we talked to, it is hard … Continue reading

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