Europe 2012

Two week trip to The Netherlands and Belgium with Ryan, Christine, Gene and Kathy

Date: 2012-08-01

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Amsterdam - Bill with woman with interesting hair

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Oswald Wenckebach, Monsieur Jacques (+2 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Rudi van de Wint, View (+2 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Kenneth Snelson, Needle Tower II (+2 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale Natura (+3 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Eyck pavilion (+4 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Sol LeWitt, Six-sided tower

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Jean Dubuffet, Garden of Email (+6 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Rodin, Crouching woman (+3 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Lieshout, Gilbert and George (+2 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller (+1 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Vincent van Goug, Country road in Provence by night (+5 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Bart van der Leck, The storm (+5 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Vincent van Gogh - Violin (+2 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Vincent van Gogh, Potato eaters study

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - Jan Dibbets, All the shadows that struck me (+2 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - 50 favorite small sculptures (+4 more)

Hoge Veluwe - Kröller-Müller - 50 favorite small sculptures

Amsterdam - View down Haarlemmerstraat (+5 more)

Amsterdam - Lit bridge over a canal (+3 more)

Amsterdam - Living room in the appartment (+5 more)

Amsterdam - Cheese house (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Central station (+4 more)

Amsterdam - Houses on the canal (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Outdoor urinal

Amsterdam - Old Church (+5 more)

Amsterdam - Weigh house - front (+3 more)

Amsterdam - Hemp museum (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Dam Square - New Church (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Dam Square - Royal Palace (+3 more)

Amsterdam - Dam Square - Magna Plaza (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Tiny electric car (+4 more)

Amsterdam - Homomonument (+3 more)

Amsterdam - West church (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Anne Frank statue (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Begijnhof - Het Houten Huys (oldest house) (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Historical Museum - City guard (+4 more)

Amsterdam - Jordan - Droste effect named after this product (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Rijsttafel meal at Kantjil and Tijger

Amsterdam - Swans and young swans in the canal (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Secret door geocache (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Boarding the canal boat

Amsterdam - new EYE film institute building (+1 more)

Amsterdam - NEMO science museum (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum - Delftware violin (+4 more)

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum - Adriaen Venne, Fishing for souls (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum - Rembrant, Self portrait at an early age (+4 more)

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum - Vermeer, Woman in Blue (+3 more)

Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum - Rembrant, The Night Watch (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Real American Hotdogs (+8 more)

Amsterdam - Van Gogh Musuem (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Albert Cuyp Market (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Albert Cuyp Market - Herring sandwich (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Vondelpark - Picasso, The fish (+1 more)

Amsterdam - Vondelpark (+2 more)

Amsterdam - Locks for controlling the canal water level

Haarlem - CocoNuts (for sex) (+4 more)

Haarlem - St. Bavokerk (+2 more)

Haarlem - St. Bavokerk - Ceiling (+4 more)

Haarlem - St. Bavokerk - Elaborate tomb (+5 more)

Haarlem - St. Bavokerk - Diversity banners (+2 more)

Haarlem - Cheese shop (+1 more)

Haarlem - Teyler's Museum (+1 more)

Haarlem - Teyler's Museum - Dragonfly (+2 more)

Haarlem - Teyler's Museum - Large electrostatic generator (+3 more)

Haarlem - Teyler's Museum - Narcisism in a parabolic mirror (+2 more)

Haarlem - Teyler's Museum - Art (+4 more)

Haarlem - Fancy facade (+3 more)

Haarlem - Frans Hals Museum - Cornelis Cornelisz, A monk with beguine (+4 more)

Haarlem - Vleeshal (meat hall)

Amsterdam - Bike parking at central station (+1 more)

Enkhuizen - Gate (+2 more)

Enkhuizen - Bottleship museum (+5 more)

Enkhuizen - Bottleship museum - circular bottle (+4 more)

Enkhuizen - Bottleship museum - Bill with the enthusiastic guide (+3 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum (+3 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Spinning top game (+3 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Cheese shop and ageing (+4 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Forge

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Ancient tombs (+3 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Pharmacy (+2 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Steam laundry - Steam engine (+5 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Girls in traditional dress (+1 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Smoked herring shop

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Windmill (+2 more)

Enkhuizen - Zuiderzeemuseum - Rope making (+2 more)

Delft - Hotel de Emauspoort was right next to the New Church (+2 more)

Delft - New Church - Modern stained glass (+2 more)

Delft - New Church - Tomb of William of Orange (+3 more)

Delft - A market in the square (+1 more)

Delft - Old Church - Leaning tower (+6 more)

Delft - Prinsenhof (+1 more)

Delft - New Church (+3 more)

Delft - Canal cruise (+5 more)

Delft - Canal cruise - 'Fixes' to the top of the old church tower

Delft - Back of the butter house (+2 more)

Delft - The weigh house (+2 more)

Delft - New Church (+1 more)

Delft - Wooden shoes

Delft - Town hall (+2 more)

The Hague - Elephant made from tire scraps (+4 more)

The Hague - Perspective art (+1 more)

The Hague - Binnenhof (+4 more)

The Hague - Binnenhof - Hall of Knights (+2 more)

The Hague - Binnenhof (+3 more)

The Hague - Monopoly (+5 more)

The Hague - Hall of Knights (+1 more)

The Hague - Hall of Knights (+2 more)

The Hague - Hall of Knights - Lineage chart (+2 more)

The Hague - Binnenhof - Prime minister's office (+1 more)

The Hague - Escher Museum - Dove chandelier (+7 more)

The Hague - Escher Museum - Perspective art (+4 more)

The Hague - Escher Museum (+2 more)

The Hague - Escher Museum - Infinite pit (+1 more)

The Hague - Panorama Mesdag (+1 more)

The Hague - Peace Palace (+2 more)

The Hague - Gemeentemuseum (+1 more)

The Hague - Gemeentemuseum (+1 more)

The Hague - Scheveningen beach - Kurhaus hotel (+2 more)

The Hague - Scheveningen beach (+2 more)

The Hague - Scheveningen beach - Fairy tale sculptures (+1 more)

The Hague - Scheveningen beach - Outdoor urinal (+2 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Plugging the dyke

The Hague - Madurodam - Windmills with miniature cows

The Hague - Madurodam - Het Loo Palace (Apeldoorn)

The Hague - Madurodam

The Hague - Madurodam - How many cheese do you weigh? 3 1/4 (+3 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Church of St Johns (Den Bosch) (+4 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Tiny plants (+4 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Industrial plant (+3 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Dam Square (Amsterdam) (+1 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Westkerk (Amsterdam) (+5 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Red light district (Amsterdam) (+3 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Working amusement park (+4 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - Binnenhof (The Hague) (+5 more)

The Hague - Madurodam - National building (Rotterdam) (+3 more)

The Hague - Third course at Mochi (+1 more)

Delft - Town hall at night (+2 more)

Delft - Train station (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Train station and National building (+1 more)

Rotterdam - Modern appartment buildings (+4 more)

Rotterdam - Paul McCarthy, Santa with butt plug (+4 more)

Rotterdam - Picasso, Sylvette

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Coat check system (+2 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Pieter Saenredam, Saint Mary in Utrecht (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Pieter Bruegel, The tower of Babel (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Paul Noble, Ye Old Ruin (+4 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - ? (+1 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Reflection (+1 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Man has such a predilection for systems and abstract deductions that he is ready to deny the evidence of his senses and intentionally distort the truth only to justify his logic. (+2 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Rene Magrette, The red model III (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - ? (+4 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Edgar Degas, The little dancer

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Maurizo Cattelan, untitled (man peeking through al hole in the floor) (+1 more)

Rotterdam - Boijmans van Beuningen - Bent screw (+1 more)

Rotterdam - New houses in the old style

Rotterdam - SS Roterdam

Rotterdam - Construction of 'Vertical City' (+1 more)

Rotterdam - Interesting architecture (+2 more)

Rotterdam - Watertower (+1 more)

Kinderdijk - The windmill we toured (+3 more)

Kinderdijk - Sail connection to drive shaft (+3 more)

Kinderdijk - The windmill was spinning fast (+1 more)

Kinderdijk - Windmills along the canal (+3 more)

Kinderdijk - Well maintained windmill

Kinderdijk - Windmills in the distance (+1 more)

Kinderdijk - Water tower

Rotterdam - William's bridge (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Leaning building (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Walk of fame, Fleetwood Mac (+2 more)

Rotterdam - Maritime museum (+2 more)

Rotterdam - Interesting buildings (+2 more)

Rotterdam - Interesting buildings (+2 more)

Rotterdam - The Artoonists tribute to Martin Toonder

Rotterdam - Cube houses (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Interesting building (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Sculpture (+3 more)

Rotterdam - Electric car charging (+5 more)

Delft - View from our hotel at 10:30pm

Delft - Painter working at de Candelaer (+1 more)

Hook of Holland - Lighthouse (+1 more)

Hook of Holland - Storm barrier (+5 more)

Hook of Holland - Storm barrier - Ball and socket joint (+8 more)

Delft - Canal parade (+6 more)

Brugge - Markt square (+2 more)

Brugge - Markt square - Belfry (+2 more)

Brugge - Markt square (+3 more)

Brugge - Belfry - Main bell (+4 more)

Brugge - Belfry - Automated bell ringer. Each 15 minute song is a small turn of this wheel (+4 more)

Brugge - Belfry - View of the Churh of our Lady (+6 more)

Brugge - Burg square - Town hall (+3 more)

Brugge - Burg square - Basillica of the holy blood (+1 more)

Brugge - Burg square - Palace of the Liberty of Bruges (+1 more)

Brugge - Crown plaza ruins - Roman era cups (+4 more)

Brugge - Town hall - Gothic Room (+4 more)

Brugge - Town hall - Gothic Room - Grant of membership in the Hanseatic league (+2 more)

Brugge - Burg square - Car wash fountain? (+1 more)

Brugge - Sint-Barbe (+3 more)

Brugge - Cross gate (+2 more)

Brugge - Restored windmill (+4 more)

Brugge - Canal and Sint-Barbe

Brugge - Chocolate shop (+5 more)

Brugge - Kwak. Served in a top heavy glass and wooden holder (+1 more)

Brugge - Church of our Lady (+1 more)

Brugge - Renaissance Hall - Fireplace (+2 more)

Brugge - Basilica of the holy blood - Alter where relic is stored (+1 more)

Brugge - Markt square (+4 more)

Brugge - Church of our Lady - Michelangelo's Madanno (+2 more)

Brugge - Church of our Lady - Tombs of Charles the Bold and his daughter Mary (+3 more)

Brugge - Groeninge musuem - Bosch, The last judgement (+3 more)

Brugge - Groeninge musuem - Helke Lauwaert, The holy women at the tomb

Brugge - De Halve Maan brewery (+6 more)

Brugge - Horse watering hole (+8 more)

Brugge - Swans with baby (+2 more)

Brugge - De Halve Maan brewery - Modern cooler (+1 more)

Brugge - De Halve Maan brewery - Museum (+3 more)

Brugge - De Halve Maan brewery - Copper cooling vat (+2 more)

Brugge - De Halve Maan brewery - Glass collection (+1 more)

Brugge - Sint Jan hospital - Monk sculpture (+2 more)

Brugge - Pizza hut (+2 more)

Brugge - Fancy facade (+5 more)

Brugge - The most picturesque spot (+3 more)

Brugge - Oldest bar (+3 more)

Brugge - Burg square at night (+3 more)

Brugge - Hedgehogs made from branches at the market (+3 more)

Brugge - Canal Cruise - Another boat (+6 more)

Brugge - Canal Cruise - Houses right up to and hanging over the canal (+5 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Golden tree, the Swan, the Star (+3 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - House of the Dukes of Brabant (+1 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Town hall (+3 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - The Fox, the Horn, the She-Wolf, the Sack, the Wheelbarrow, the King of Spain (+5 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - King's house holding the city museum (+2 more)

Brussels - Patisserie Orientale

Brussels - Manneken-Pis (+5 more)

Brussels - Saint Michael Cathedral (+2 more)

Brussels - Saint Michael Cathedral - Pulpit (+2 more)

Brussels - Saint Michael Cathedral - Organ (+1 more)

Brussels - Comic book center (+2 more)

Brussels - Comic book center (+3 more)

Brussels - Comic book center - Smurf vocabulary (+2 more)

Brussels - Comic book center (+2 more)

Brussels - Royal St Hubert Gallery (+1 more)

Brussels - Frits sculpture (+4 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Town hall (+1 more)

Brussels - Music instrument museum (+4 more)

Brussels - Musical instrument museum - Side blown trumpet (+4 more)

Brussels - Musical instrument museum - Higheghe (brass violin) (+3 more)

Brussels - Musical instrument museum - Early upright piano (+6 more)

Brussels - Musical instrument museum - Tombone with seven bells (+3 more)

Brussels - Musical instrument museum - Violin making (+2 more)

Brussels - Royal fine arts museum

Brussels - Royal palace (+3 more)

Brussels - Royal park - Sculpture of a beer with faces in the foam (+5 more)

Brussels - Petit Sablon (+2 more)

Brussels - Church of our lady of the Sablon (+5 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Mayboom festival (+3 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Mayboom festival - Marching band (+2 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Mayboom festival - Knights templar? (+1 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Mayboom festival - Musket brigade (+2 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Mayboom festival - Mayboom tree (+2 more)

Brussels - Grand Place - Mayboom festival - Order of the Brussels moustache (+1 more)

Brussels - Cantillon Brewery (+4 more)

Brussels - Cantillon Brewery - Aging casks (+2 more)

Brussels - Carnival - Haunted house (+3 more)

Brussels - Carnival - Chocolate covered cherries (+2 more)

Brussels - Carnival - Chad and Bill on the Booster Maxxx (+3 more)

Brussels - Horn installation (+7 more)

Antwerp - Train station (+2 more)

Antwerp - Diamond shops outside the train station (+1 more)

Antwerp - Opera (+4 more)

Antwerp - Rubens house - Fountain (+2 more)

Antwerp - Rubens house - Courtyard

Antwerp - Cathedral of our lady (+2 more)

Antwerp - Cathedral of our Lady (+7 more)

Antwerp - Druon and Brabo (hand throwing) statue (+2 more)

Antwerp - Grote Markt (+1 more)

Antwerp - Vleeshuis - Brick work is supposed to look like bacon

Antwerp - Plantin-Moretus - Ceremonial (hazing) stick (+3 more)

Antwerp - Plantin-Moretus - Music type settings (+3 more)

Antwerp - Plantin-Moretus - Worlds oldest printing press (+2 more)

Antwerp - Plantin-Moretus - Bible with illustrations (+3 more)

Antwerp - Plantin-Moretus - Type making (+1 more)

Antwerp - Plantin-Moretus - Large library (+2 more)

Antwerp - City center from the river (+3 more)

Antwerp - The Steen (Antwerp's oldest building) (+2 more)

Antwerp - Museum Aan de Stroom (+1 more)

Antwerp - Best Buy

Antwerp - No to everything heart sculpture

Brussels - Cowfish (+1 more)

Brussels - Atomium (+2 more)

Brussels - Atomium - Stairway up one of the connectors (+5 more)

Brussels - Atomium - View from the top of the expo area (+2 more)

Brussels - Saint Catherine church (+2 more)

Brussels - Belga queen restaruant (+1 more)

Brussels - Au Bon Vieux Temps (+2 more)

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