Signs and stuff found in and on walls in Haarlem in Holland

Whilst blundering about Haarlem I pointed my $99 special at a whole gamut of “thingamees.” Here’s a hodge podge of Haarlem “thingamees.”

The cut flower pavilion at Keukenhof, Holland

The first time we visited Keukenhof they were arranging flowers in the cut flower pavilion and we were unable to get in. On the second visit we did get in and we landed in a sea of flowers. As a dedicated model railroader my knowledge of flower varieties is scant. Even the oracle (wife Sarah) was gobsmacked by the variety of flowers and plants. One hopes that the gallery below gives some idea of the magnificence of what we marveled at. I recommend  that you use the gallery feature by clicking on any one of the pics. The theme of the pavilion was flower power hence the use of relics from the age of Aquarius.

When we finally went out of the pavilion we drifted to the edge of the Keukenhof property where we could get a clear look at one of fields where they grow the tulips et al.

Tulip and hyacinth field

Tulip and hyacinth field

Like most fields in Holland this one was surrounded by a ditch full of water and ………..

Mum waiting for grub

Mum waiting for grub

Dad getting grub for Mum

Dad getting grub for Mum

I even found a song I liked about daffodils.