Tag: Amsterdam

This is the hallway at the Bible Museum in Amsterdam. Such a surprise to see bright, fun color next to Cararra marble. Not at all the stuffy interior you expect from a bible museum. If I could, I would roll that runner up and run out the door. I’m really digging the acid yellow with the gray and white of the marble. I don’t know…

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The day after Borefts Beer Fest we went to Amsterdam since it was only 30 mins from our hotel in Leiden. Nice to finally see the Royal Palace. (It was being reno’d and covered in scaffolding when we were there last year.) Love the new entrance. Modern architecture next to old world structures is so striking. Like this at the castle in Gent. Here are…

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On the way to find the Cracked Kettle, we turned down this street, attracted by the building with the “Boom” painted on the side. I don’t know what street it is, but the doors and rouladins are covered with this great graffiti. The mosaic is on a concrete support in another part of the city.

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We went to Amsterdam Mon thru Thus on Grandma Suzie’s visit. We hadn’t been before even tho it’s only a 2 hour drive. Amsterdam is a city of about 750,000, the largest in the Netherlands. I swear I read that they get about 3million tourists a year…need to find that. We stayed just south of the canal ring in the De Pijp (pronounced “pipe”) neighborhood,…

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