Well, one thing is for certain: we’re not in Holland anymore. The bikes look different and they aren’t as plentiful… And locking them up is serious business. The bike lanes are narrow and the traffic is faster. And, well, bikes are not king here. When we lived in the Netherlands, we were told that the […]
A couple months ago, Duncan asked if I could post some photos of men’s fashion. It’s finally been warm enough here that people have been riding around without their big coats. So here you go, Duncan–a small and very unscientific sampling of Den Haag men’s fashion :-) As usual, if anyone has ever wondered anything […]
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Saturday was such a beautiful day. The snow we had at the end of the week was still on the ground, and we enjoyed a lovely blue sky. Mr. DJ went out to do a little shopping at our neighbourhood shops. When he returned, he reported that there were two booths offering free glühwein. Nice! […]
But Baby, it’s cold outside. ~ And now if you’re in the mood… you can listen to this :-)
We’ve been having some heavy rains these last few days. I thought you’d like to see how the Dutch handle biking in such poor weather. These photos were taken on Wednesday when we had surprise rain and hail. On Thursday, when it started raining before most left for work, more people were dressed in rain […]
Last Saturday, we drove up to Holland’s largest nature preserve: Nationaal Park De Hoge Veluwe. It is located about two hours from Den Haag and is one of those places we’ll need to visit more than once in order to see it all. This visit, we only had time to do a bicycle tour of […]
In Amsterdam last week. You can click on the thumbnails for a bigger view.
Here’s my new bike! I took this photo on Sunday while we were on our way to ParkPop (billed as Europe’s largest free music festival) in Zuiderpark. As I was getting ready to snap this pic, Mr. DJ laughed and said you all would look at this photo and think I am an avid cyclist. […]