Natura Artis Magistra is a zoo in Amsterdam and the oldest in the Netherlands. It houses 700 species.

Above, camels.

Above, Japanese macaques.

Above, lemurs heating themselves under the morning sun.

Above, ibex.

Above, coypu.

Above, howling wolf.

Above, Japanese garden.

Above, penguin.

Above, inside the butterfly greenhouse.

Above, little frog inside the greenhouse.

Above, gorilla.

Above, meerkat inside the gorilla cage.

Above, giraffe.

Above, sleeping lion.

Above, porcupine.

Above, kangaroo.

Above, meerkat on the lookout.

Above, racoon.

Above, llama.

Above, anteater.

Above, capybara.

Above pink flamingos.

Above, in the Micropia exhibition.

Above, Artisplein outside the zoo.

Pork schnitzel (lunch special).


The Hague Tower (Haagse Toren or Het Strijkijzer) is a 132m tower in The Hague. Its top floor houses an outdoor observatory.

Above, looking south.

Above, looking North towards the North Sea.

Above, Centraal Station.


Last summer, I went to the Hague for a day trip. I walked around in the city center and to the beach on the North Sea.

Above, exiting Centraal Station.

Above, Muzenplein.

Above, Grote Marktstraat.

Above, gate in Chinatown.

Above, Haagse Toren (The Hague Tower).

Above, Binnenhof.

Above, statue of Willem I.

Above, Hofvijver lake near the Binnenhof.

Above, open air sculpture exhibition.

Above, Escher Museum.

Above, park on the way to the beach of Scheveningen.

Above, Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus.

Above, beach in Scheveningen.

Above, on De Pier.

Above, North Sea.

Above, view from the top of the Pier Tower.

Above, bungee jumping.

Above, on the promenade along the beach.

Above, port.

Above, walking back to the Center.

Above, Grote Kerk.

Above, Grote Markstraat.

Above, near the train station.

Above, inside Centraal Station.

“The Garden Which is the Nearest to God” is the title of the temporary platform installed by artist Taturo Atzu on the roof of the Oudekerk, in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. It is gone now, but the tower of the church provides a similar view every year from April to September.

Above, view of the platform and the church from the canal.

Above, view of the platform from the tower of Oudekerk.

Above, the stairs to reach the platform.

Above, on the platform.

Above, the tower of Oudekerk.

Above, Centraal Station.

Above, the crane of NDSM.


Above, Oosterdok Island.

Above, Oudekerk from below.





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