• Haarlem station

    Haarlem, the Netherlands. No trains as usual

  • Et in arcadia ego

    Haarlem, the Netherlands

  • Hermes in Haarlem with a broken nose



  • Haarlem culinair


  • Tiles on either side of the former entrance of a life insurance company


  • Tiles on either side of the former entrance of a life insurance company



  • Tiles to commerate 100 years of Dutch railways in 1939 in Haarlem station

    On the left you can see the first Dutch train, known as the Eagle (Arend); on the right is the then modern diesel-electric train.

  • Trains in three colours: Red, Yellow and Graffiti

    Diesel train. Slowly becoming a heritage train. The red is the original colour.

  • Nice gate for the toilet facilities in Haarlem Station

    These were the toilet facilities for gentlemen ("Heeren"), but because there are few gentlemen about today, they closed these facilities down. It was closed down with a makeshift fence, but now they've put in a custom-made iron fence. It looks good for th…


  • Visited a gramophone shop in Haarlem

    A friend of mine needed transport to the gramophone shop for his gramophone. It needed cleaning and a repair. More info about the shop: www.gramophoneshop.nl

  • Visited a gramophone shop in Haarlem

    A friend of mine needed transport to the gramophone shop for his gramophone. It needed cleaning and a repair. The sound can be heard here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOpNxs2SARQ More info about the shop: www.gramophoneshop.nl

  • Poseidon displaying socially unacceptable behaviour

    You simply cannot go around throwing half-naked women over your shoulder, certainly not with all that facial hair.


  • Lion keeping guard at the Provincial Government headquarters in Haarlem

    There are four of them

  • Haarlem panorama

    Crossing of the Dreef and the Van Eedenstraat

  • 2004 Mercedes-Benz 976.06 Fire Engine

    Haarlem Fire Department


  • People waiting to go to the Keukenhof by bus

    The Keukenhof is the famous flowers from flower bulbs exhibition between Leiden and Haarlem. It is only open in Spring. It is very popular with the Germans and the Japanese. More info in a lot of languages: www.keukenhof.com

  • Text on the Manpad monument

    The monument was put there in 1817 by the writer David van Lennep, who lived nearby, to commemmorate the battle at the Manpad. The battle at the Manpad never took place however. More folklore then reality. Text in Dutch: "Ter eere van Witte van Haemstede…

  • Former station of Driehuis

    on the IJmuiden-Haarlem track.


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