Baltic Europe 2014 travel blog

The Peace Palace funded by Andrew Carnegie

Lidia & Trevor at Cafe Lunch

A modest Den Haag residence

Nice Beemer

Trevor & Anna in their garden

Trevor on Dobro

Lidia at the Dunes

Wild Encounters - Trevor & the Fox

The Scheveningen Boardwalk

'Where did I leave the Excedrin?'

Beauty is not all it's cracked-up to be

The Fashionable Cyclist

Outside the Hutton Hostel

Not a sandwedge, but a door wedge

The Ridderzaal inside the Den Haag Binnehof (Outer Court)

Fountain and Tower

Tower detail

Guarding the cup

Just a thought

Den Haag Wall Art

Canal Guards

Former church w/ vaulted wooden ceiling - now a community center

Lidia stretching across the narrowest building in Den Haag

She's almost as tall as Den Haag's shortest building

Dutch Parliment building at the Hofvijver (the water)

The Prime Minister's office - NOT the yellow one - the LITTLE...

Old & New Architecture

After a much needed, and appreciated, sleep at a Schiphol Airport hotel Lidia & I caught the Tram #17 to go to Anna & Trevor's home in Den Haag (The Hague). The three story home was remodelled by Trevor and is a beautiful home - complete with a mini recording studio in the basement; a basement itself being very unusual in the Netherlands - given that much of the country is below sea level ! When Anna returned from work we had a delicious Dutch BBQ in their back yard garden, for which their daughter Serena joined us. The following day Trevor, Lidia & I biked out to the Dunes area on the coast, and then to the Scheveningen Boardwalk. Thanks much to Anna & Trevor for their gracious hospitality and friendship.

Lidia & I will spend a few more days in Den Haag doing self-guided architectural walks, a day down to Delft, and just enjoying the relaxed, beautiful city.

Tomorrow is Delft, so

Ciao for now

ps - May do a few entries in a short period as I have access to a computer and would like to bring y'all (bit 'o Texas speak) more up to date.

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