'In Almere is alles nieuw; daar is geen replica uit de Gouden Eeuw te vinden. Het heeft zijn korte geschiedenis, die meer is dan charme, en wie er goed kijkt zal het geen moeite kosten te zien dat de nieuwe stad en het nieuwe land ook mooi zijn, weergaloos.'

'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

maandag 23 april 2012

Spring in Holland... 

Nearby my allotment garden I saw this nest with eggs...

the magnolia ....

and the pears are coming out...

the little lambs are growing...

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrives at the Royal palace to meet Queen Beatrix.

and another crisis hits the eurozone after the Netherlands cabinet 
resigns after failing to agree new budget cuts.

10 opmerkingen:

  1. Beautiful pictures. The spring has not came this far in Sweden. Have a nice evening.


  2. Your photos are amazing!
    I love your style!
    In the crisis better not to talk, hahaha ...

  3. Mooie foto's, alleen de laatste, wat kan je er van zeggen, zucht...

  4. Jeg kom bare lige forbi.
    Gode billeder.
    Vi har for mange år siden også haft får. Lammene er så søde. Jeg har endog prøvet at flaske lam op, når moderen døde efter fødselen.
    Tak for kigget.
    Ha´ en god dag.

  5. Welcome Maria to my blog and many thanks for so kind comment!
    I love so much your country!
    I'm sorry for your crisis...Crisis is in all Eurupe:(
    Your photos of your garden are beautiful!!!
    Many greetings

  6. Hallo Maria
    Dat zijn lentefoto's om blij van te worden.
    Dat is voor mij niet het geval van het kabinet.
    Groeten Bets

  7. It's good to see Spring has come to your pat of the world. It's sad that the economic crisis has hit Europe so hard, even prosperous countries like Holland. I hope that things improve soon.

  8. We used to raise sheep on our farm in Ohio, before we moved here. I miss raising sheep.