River Vecht :
For over two thousand years, a main fluvial north / south connection. Plenty of history on its shores.
Muiden Castle :
Medieval castle just outside Amsterdam. In the small port of Muiden, where the river Vecht flows into the former Zuyderzee.
The bicycle :
Why riding a bicycle became so popular in the Netherlands.
First one of the December festivities, and extremely popular. If in search for an ancestor of Santa Claus, this is a chief suspect.
Queen's Day / King's Day :
The most national of Dutch holidays. As Queen's Day till 2013 on the 30th of April, the streets of the Netherlands turn orange. With the coronation of king Willem-Alexander, the date changed to April 27.
Musical surprise :
Out of the blue, I tiny little boat sailed into the canal. On it a man started to make music.
Tower climbing :
A unique opportunity to climb and visit a medieval church tower.
1945 bombs :
Continuing story of World War II souvenirs. In this case in the river.