Valkenburg aan de Geul is a city situated in the southeastern part of the Netherlands. River Geul flows in the town of Valkenburg, hence the name ‘aan de Geul’. Major tourist attractions which we visited includes Valkenburg castle, the Grendel gate and the city centre Castle ruins: This attraction is just a remainder of what wasContinue reading “Valkenburg”
Maastricht is a city located in south east of the Netherlands. Some of the main attractions of Maastricht includes Christmas market, the university, man-made caves and river Meuse (dutch: Maas). In the valleys of river meuse is mount saint Peter, which is rich in limestone, an excellent building material. From about 1000 years, the mountainContinue reading “Maastricht underground”
Keukenhof is 68 years old, worlds largest flower garden, in Lisse Netherlands. It was initiated as a source of herbs for a castle’s kitchen in 15th century, which was later converted as spring park for public in 1950 with 236,000 visitors. It is opened every year from March-May, with a flower parade organised in April. TheContinue reading “Keukenhof, flower garden”
In the region of Vaals, Netherlands there is a major tourist attraction, a point where borders between three countries: Belgium, Netherlands and Germany (Duitsland) meet. It was established in 1918. Drielandenpunt in Dutch means a land where three points meet and is the highest point in Nederlands. Below is the map of Drielandenpunt, showing theContinue reading “Drielandenpunt”
Sinterklaas also known as Sint Nicolaas, is saint of Myra, Turkey. Santa Claus, a famous name in America and Asia is also derived from Sinterklaas. He is considered as the patron saint of children who had done a lot of good deeds and miracles in his lifetime. In Belgium and Netherlands he is shown as an elderly manContinue reading “Belgium welcomes Sinterklaas”
Photography challenge: Peek Picture was taken at Maastricht, Netherlands. A metallic dragon, used as a decor, was half buried in the garden.
Glow Golf is a miniature golf with fluorescent light experience in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Apparently Glow Golf is located in many regions in The Netherlands, but we choose Apeldoorn, as we were staying in a hotel near by this area. The fluorescent miniature golf gives an unique experience as you get to play and enjoy theContinue reading “Glow Golf”