The Netherlands


Much of the Netherlands lies leagues below sea level.  On one level I knew this but traveling there and actually seeing several different cities and the leaning of the buildings as they struggled to stand straight and tall in the sand, it really dawned on me that I was literally walking under the sea.  Not really but it was an impressive thought that everything i walked on had once been under water.  I understood after visiting several cities that the Dutch really were born of the sea.  I stayed in Wassanaar near a windmil, visited the Hague, Edam-Volendam, Leiden, Delft, Haarlem,  and a few other surrounding cities.  It was amazing and so different from my visit to Amsterdam.  I was super happy to have been able to get back there and explore areas that I had not been to before.  I hope you enjoy.

 

2 thoughts on “The Netherlands

  1. My dear friend. I have missed you so in the gentleness of your photo’s that always take my breath away. Thank for taking me on this journey with you.

    • You are so welcome dear! It’b been hard keeping up as my current job is sooooooo busy but i try to put up one thing each month! I will be back home for a couple weeks in April.. all healed up so i can actually do a little more. Hope to catch up!!

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