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Sailing in West Friesland: Medemblik

Medemblik is a small town on the West Friesland side of the Ijsselmeer. It used to be the governing center of the autonomous region of West Friesland, but now it is part of the province of North Holland (while Friesland on the other side of the water stays a province of its own).  583 more words

Family Travel

Tulips in Holland

The weather has been phenomenal this week so the Wallaerts packed it up and drove north to Holland to see the tulips in bloom.  Yes, we can say Holland instead of the Netherlands in this case.   220 more words


Looking around Home

Saturday: Naarden Vesting

Only a few train stations from Baarn is Naarden, a fortress town, which accounts for its extremely interesting shape. I found this on google, obviously there is no hills near enough to actually take a picture. 370 more words

The Clouds of North Holland

The mountainous clouds
Engulfed the landscape,
Rolling through town and countryside.
Maybe it was the beautifully
Formed recumbent land
That gave them their almighty
Grandeur, or maybe, 94 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflection - A Drawbridge in Edam

Theme for The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge this week is reflection.

This is a typical drawbridge in the Netherlands. They are mostly used across canals and narrow bodies of water that have both land and water traffic. 69 more words