Groningen, Netherlands

Frozen Canal, Groningen, The Netherlands. GRANDPA'S parents/family came from Groningen.

Skaters in Holland...It doesn´t happen so often ´cause it rarely snows that much to deep freeze the canals ,but it´s really beautiful when it happens !

ice skating:netherlands - The Dutch ice skaters rocked the olympics in Sotchi. also well known because of the "Elfstedentocht".

4 year old me crosses the fininshline of the #Elfstedentocht on the Bonkevaart in 1978 (no official race)

A young boy learning to skate on the Bonkevaart in 1978

Elfstedentocht 1963. Drie deelnemers, zojuist een molen gepasseerd, schaatsen door het barre weer naar het volgende dorp, in een sneeuwlandschap. Friesland, Nederland, 18 januari 1963.

♥ Elfstedentocht 1963 the Netherlands 200 km skating, this time it was very very cold with a hard windblowing. Real heroes that finished it!

Windmills and skating on the canal in Echt, Holland | Guided Tours |

Skating on the floods (Netherlands)