Giethoorn: the whole village is connected by a water canal system instead of actual roads - brilliant!

Giethoorn: the whole village is connected by a water canal system instead of actual roads - brilliant!

Keukenhof Gardens, The Netherlands. In Lisse, my mother's hometown. This is even more beautiful in person.

Keukenhof Gardens, The Netherlands. In Lisse, my mother's hometown. This is even more beautiful in person.

Morning mill - Herwijnen mooi zo in de laaghangende mist, ook dat is Nederland-----------lbxxx.

Morning mill - Herwijnen mooi zo in de laaghangende mist, ook dat is Nederland-----------lbxxx.

The historic windmills of Zaanse Schans, Zaanstad, Netherlands, in morning fog.

The historic windmills of Zaanse Schans, Zaanstad, Netherlands, in morning fog.

Cheese Market, Alkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. Mostly known for its cheese market, Alkmaar is also a charming village.

Cheese Market, Alkmaar, Holland, The Netherlands. Mostly known for its cheese market, Alkmaar is also a charming village.

Zaanse Schans, Nederlands

Zaanse Schans, Nederlands

Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Dutch hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles) Remember these from when I was little, I really need to get ahold of some of these!

Holland, the Land of Tulips and Windmills

Holland, the Land of Tulips and Windmills

Zaanse Schans,Holland.Here is where the very first  renowed Dutch "Albert Hein " supermarket started, in the early 1900´s.There are stil some original items from that period of time exposed.Really nice !

Zaanse Schans,Holland.Here is where the very first renowed Dutch "Albert Hein " supermarket started, in the early 1900´s.There are stil some original items from that period of time exposed.Really nice !

Wooden shoes (or clogs), this is a typical product associated with the Dutch population. In a lot of countries around the world it is believed that Dutch people walk around in wooden shoes the entire day. As you can see wooden shoes come in different kinds and colours. Traditionally clogs were worn during heavy labour. Today the still serve as protective clothing in the agricultural environment.

Wooden shoes (or clogs), this is a typical product associated with the Dutch population. In a lot of countries around the world it is believed that Dutch people walk around in wooden shoes the entire day. As you can see wooden shoes come in different kinds and colours. Traditionally clogs were worn during heavy labour. Today the still serve as protective clothing in the agricultural environment.

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