'Everything in Almere is new; there are no replica's from the Golden Age to be found here. It has a short history which is more than charm , and for those who observe carefully it will not be difficult to see that the new town and new land have an unparalleled beauty of their own.'From: De ontdekking van Almere, H.J.A. Hofland
vrijdag 29 juli 2011
donderdag 21 juli 2011
We had a lot of rain last weeks but now it is going better.
I was there to-day and it was wunderful.
woensdag 20 juli 2011
They organized a competition for children to design a house to live in.
1.177 little architects made a plan and the result is a pink cake-house, with a slide from inside to outside and a bath where you can look to the stars.
The children choose for durable materials as solar panels, a windmill and the use of rainwater for the toilet.
The Apple Core has been built in Almere, in the newest quarter 'Almere Poort'
Princess Maxima opened the house on June 9th.
zondag 17 juli 2011
Ootmarsum is a mediaeval town in the east of Holland.
You can find many objects of art in the streets, there are also a lot of galleries.
The folklore is inextricably bound up with with the history of the town.
Here some pictures.