Here’s a look at Amsterdam stripped of its colors. After all it wasn’t just Van Gogh who lived here, also the one who was considered as one of the greatest painters and printmakers – Rembrandt.
Amsterdam started as a small fishing village in the late 12th century – according to its history, two fishermen founded it. The name Amsterdam comes from the river Amstel and the Dam that they built to be able to construct … Continue reading
I got so fascinated by the houses we passed by during my countryside tour in Netherlands. They are so pretty and cute and colorful – and they seem to be straight out of a painting… I guess that’s an understatement … Continue reading
With more or less an hour bus ride from Amsterdam, I joined a tour to the north of Holland to see the windmills of Zaanse Schans. Zaanse Schans is a fully inhabited, open-air conservation area and museum. Here you can … Continue reading