Noord Holland: tulips and windmills

Noord Holland actually seems to be the best place to go for a close encounter with the two most well-known icons of the Netherlands: tulips and windmills. Wandering in the fields around Alkmaar, Oosthuizen, Hoorn and Opmeer you can easily spot typical dutch windmills, often surrounded by colorful tulip fields (of course, this is the case if you visit them in the right period of the year, which is usually in April/May).

It took me some time to sort through all the pictures I made that day and to choose the ones I like the most, but finally here they come…


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