A View of Delft

Delft is a mid-sized town in The Netherlands with a rich history. Johannes Vermeer painted “Gezicht op Delft” (A View of Delft) around [1660]. You can see this painting in the Mauritshuis in The Hague. The very spot from where Vermeer saw Delft, still offers a beautiful view. Delft is also famous for its Delft […]

Voorlinden – a week after the skating

During the weekend of 14 February 2012 many people took the opportunity to skate on natural ice. Also at the Voorlinden estate in Wassenaar. Only one week later the temperatuur went 20˚C up and people were enjoying spring in February…

Skating in The Netherlands

Skating in The Netherlands, that seems to be something from the past, at least on natural ice. Last week we got more or less unexpected cold weather, resulting in skating possibilities during the weekend. As from monday temperatures went quickly up again, so the skating was a short pleasure. I took the opportunity to make […]