Giethoorn: the whole village is connected by a water canal system instead of actual roads - brilliant!

Would love to go to this little Dutch village and . It's called Giethoorn The whole village is connected by a water canal system instead of actual roads so the locals commute daily by boats, kayaks or canoes. Like a Dutch Venice!

Keukenhof Gardens, The Netherlands. In Lisse, my mother's hometown. This is even more beautiful in person.

Keukenhof Gardens, The The Netherlands Travel Inspiration - Netherlands. In Lisse, my mother's hometown. This is even more beautiful in person.

The historic windmills of Zaanse Schans, Zaanstad, Netherlands, in morning fog.

Morning fog in the Netherlands. Even the century settlement of New Amsterdam (later known as New York) boasted a windmill.

Cheese Market, Alkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. Mostly known for its cheese market, Alkmaar is also a charming village.

Cheese Market, Alkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. Mostly known for its cheese market, Alkmaar is also a charming village. The cheese market in Alkmaar is verry nice and interesting to go to.

Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Typical Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Holland, the Land of Tulips and Windmills

Dutch Cliche - Windmills and Tulips - Netherlands. This photo was taken on April 2010 in Obdam, North Holland, NL.

Zaanse Schans,Holland.Here is where the very first  renowed Dutch "Albert Hein " supermarket started, in the early 1900´s.There are stil some original items from that period of time exposed.Really nice !

Zaanse Schans, Holland, where the first Dutch "Albert Hein " supermarket started, in the early There are stil some original items from that period of time exposed.

Wooden shoes (or clogs), this is a typical product associated with the Dutch population. In a lot of countries around the world it is believed that Dutch people walk around in wooden shoes the entire day. As you can see wooden shoes come in different kinds and colours. Traditionally clogs were worn during heavy labour. Today the still serve as protective clothing in the agricultural environment.

Wooden shoes (or clogs), this is a typical product associated with the Dutch population. In a lot of countries around the world it is believed that Dutch people walk around in wooden shoes the entire day. As you can see wooden shoes come in different kind


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