No Tulips Without Rain, 9: Downstream from Delft

June 29, 2023 - Our ship stayed overnight in Rotterdam. The dawn did little to illuminate the grey curtain of clouds on our coldest morn...
Read the Full Post »

No Tulips Without Rain, 8: The Windmills at Kinderdijk

June 23, 2023 - The Dutch are proud of their windmills, and revere them as integral to the development of their nation. Since the 12th C...
Read the Full Post »

No Tulips without Rain, 7: A Harbor in Zeeland

June 16, 2023 - Veere was our first stop in The Netherlands, in Zeeland. Zeeland is the district at the southern edge of the country, wh...
Read the Full Post »

No Tulips Without Rain, 6: The Glory of Ghent

June 09, 2023 - The Belgian city of Ghent flourished and surpassed its commercial rival, Bruges, during the late Middle Ages. Ghent grew...
Read the Full Post »

No Tulips Without Rain, 5: Reconsidering Rubens

June 01, 2023 - The official walking tour of Antwerp was an uncomfortable affair, owing to the damp, chilly conditions this morning, tho...
Read the Full Post »


Subscribe
RSS
Archive
January February March April May June (3) July (1) August September October November December (1)
January February March April May June July August September October November December (1)
January (7) February (1) March (1) April May June (3) July August September October November December
January February March April May June July August September October November December
January February March April (1) May (1) June (2) July August September October November December
January (5) February (4) March (4) April (2) May June July August September October November December