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Tulips and Flowers of Holland
Nov 12, 2019

Tulips and Flowers of Holland

Tulips and Flowers of Holland

Tulip Field

Holland is known for it's beautiful flowers. During spring season fields of these flowers can be found, covering the landscape like a colourful blanket. Tulips are often seen as one of the great treasures of Holland and it most certainly is. These fields can be found in the province of Flevoland. When coming to the Netherlands, april is the best time to plan your trip to ensure you can experience these flower fields. 

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Whats the Function of Dutch Windmillls?
Nov 06, 2019

Whats the Function of Dutch Windmillls?

Dutch Windmills

Hollandse Molen

A vast majority of the people who visit Holland are keen on seeing Dutch windmills as being part of the Dutch landscape. It almost seems as if windmills are one of many connotations individuals have with Holland. Not only do windmills beautifully contibrute to the Dutch landscape, but they are also very practical and needed.

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The Main Advantages of the Wooden Shoe, Why we wear clogs
Feb 04, 2019

The Main Advantages of the Wooden Shoe, Why we wear clogs

The wooden shoes are worn for centuries in the Netherlands. And until this day it is popular. In this article I will explain the 9 main reasons why to wear wooden shoes.
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Nov 21, 2018

Special types of Wooden Shoes, clogs for different purposes

 

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Nov 16, 2018

The Legend of the Pointy Clogs of Bethmale

Pointy wooden shoes of bethmale

These shoes are a real eyecatcher in our museum. The strange pointy noses bring up questions. Why are they shaped like this? Why are the points so ridiculously large? And the most important one: What is the story behind these shoes? I'm going to tell you the legend of the pointy clogs of Bethmale. 

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Nov 12, 2018

Wooden Shoes as a Safety Shoe Is it Safe to Work with Clogs?

Wooden Shoes as a Safety Shoe, Is it Really Safe to Work with Clogs?

droping axe test

The clog has been used for centuries as a safety shoe in the Netherlands. And has proven itself in those years as a perfect foot protector. The safety that a wooden shoe offers is great. For example,

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Nov 10, 2018

Roof ridge decorations / facade signs, why are these things on the roofs in Holland?

facade decorations holland

When you walk around the island of Marken, you also have to look upwards from time to time. The roofs are decorated with so-called "makelaars." What is the story behind these things? what are they for?

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