Royal Delft factory, The Netherlands
Traditional Art

Diving into Art in Delft

Delft Town Hall and Square On one of my first trips to Europe, I visited Delft, a small town renowned for its art and painting - traditions that have been preserved since well before the 17th Century. Street Scene in Delft Delft is famous as the birthplace of the talented master painter, Vermeer, and home… Continue reading Diving into Art in Delft

gardens
Community

I Knew there was a Dutch Connection

I've always been attracted to the Dutch culture. After all, who doesn't like cheese? But the attraction was more than that, it was the tulips, the food,  scenery, lifestyle and especially the folk culture. I felt such an innate 'pull' towards seeing the Netherlands, that I visited there whenever the opportunity arose.  For many years,… Continue reading I Knew there was a Dutch Connection

Australia, History & Traditions

Travel theme: Bridges

I have a friend who lives in Iceland, who is entranced by bridges, particularly old abandoned bridges. She loves to photograph them and she notices how quickly they deteriorate when they are not in regular use. She would love this travel photography themed challenge. which is another fun theme from Where's My Backpack.
http://wheresmybackpack.com/2013/02/22/travel-theme-bridges/