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Zaanse Schans: Of Windmills, Wooden Clogs and More

Based on my internet research and recommendations from friends who have been to Netherlands, I have made a conclusion that a trip to Amsterdam wouldn’t be complete without a visit to nearby Zaanse Schans. That apart from a day trip to Keukenhof, a half-day trip to Zaanse Schans is mandatory in my itinerary. Sharlene and I took… Continue reading Zaanse Schans: Of Windmills, Wooden Clogs and More

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Keukenhof’s Inspirational Gardens

Across the canal from the Mill Area are the 7 inspirational gardens of Keukenhof. According to the park’s website, these inspirational gardens are meant to provide inspiration for your own garden. Some showcases were fun, some were very creative. Some were very photogenic. But I enjoyed them all! Recycling Garden The recycling garden is visible… Continue reading Keukenhof’s Inspirational Gardens

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Flower Show at Keukenhof’s Oranje Nassau Pavilion

Keukenhof is not just an outdoor garden. There are several pavilions in different areas of the garden that showcase different flower shows. And I tell you, they are not to be missed. My favorite flower show is the one in the Oranje Nassau Pavilion. This section of the park is the last area we visited and only… Continue reading Flower Show at Keukenhof’s Oranje Nassau Pavilion