Archives for August 2016

Haarlem – The Great Church and famous Pipe Organ – Nederlands

  Haarlem – North Holland A brief visit to Haarlem. Love this Gothic structure, the Vleeshal building, built between 1602-1605; originally a “Meat Hall” as the renaissance decoration of the bull and rams head on the facade suggests. A striking old classical building. Ladder Lift Interesting to see how times have changed, no more furniture and […]

Kaas or Cheese Market – de Waag – Alkmaar

  Kaasmarkt – Kass or Cheese Market  When we arrived the market had already started, tourists were about 10 deep all around the market square so it was difficult to see all the goings on. The rounds of cheese sitting in a huge square had me drooling, it  was a sight to see – I’m a […]

Art Galleries | museums|Red Light District Amsterdam

Back to Amsterdam to explore more territory, the famous art galleries, museums and Red Light District Amsterdam. First stop Van Gogh Museum. At the time there was a special exhibition on “Van Gogh and the colours of the night” – the first exhibition devoted to Van Gogh’s representations of the evening and night. It was incredible to see […]

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