Kees' photos with the netherlands

Baarn

Baarn
Added on June 26, 2007

Baarn - Railway Crossing

Baarn - Railway Crossing
Added on October  2, 2007

Baarn – Cemetery

Baarn – Cemetery
May those who died prematurely not be forgotten.
Added on June 26, 2007

Grave of Maurits Escher

Grave of Maurits Escher
No optical tricks except the reflection of the white pebbles on the shiny black surface of the headstone.
Added on June 26, 2007

No, Firebird!

No, Firebird!
It is hard to please everyone: this one’s for Seth, who loves guitars, and Amber, who has a penchant for the weird.

It is the strangest grave I ever saw in my home country, where regulations are ubiquitous and very strict. Perhaps this was allowed under…
Added on June 26, 2007

Baarn - Pekingtuin

Baarn - Pekingtuin
Dogs love this strange tree.
Added on September  8, 2007

Middelburg

Middelburg
Added on July 11, 2007

Oostknollendam - Cemetery

Oostknollendam - Cemetery
Scan of a 6x6 negative film.
Added on June 26, 2007

Oostknollendam

Oostknollendam
In the province of North-Holland there is a local equivalent of the Bavarian rustical building style (an early example of which is our house): it is connected with the river Zaan, and could be described as ... well, see for yourself.

In the last decades,…
Added on June 26, 2007

Oostknollendam cemetery

Oostknollendam cemetery
Above the entrance of the cemetery. Just in case you wouldn’t know what it is all about.
Added on June 26, 2007

Oostknollendam cemetery

Oostknollendam cemetery
Standing on the dike along which the small village of Oostknollendam was built. The river Zaan is on the right, but can’t be seen on this picture. Its water is higher than the land behind the dike, so the cemetery is elevated, and on dike level. It is as…
Added on June 26, 2007

Oostknollendam

Oostknollendam
This small lake reminds of a hole in the dike, many years ago. Hans Brinkers can’t be everywhere, can he?
Added on June 26, 2007

Baarn - Town Hall

Baarn - Town Hall
Most newly wed couples take this exit, surrounded by friends and relatives and admired by shoppers who happen to pass by. Some, however, prefer the back door...
Added on June 26, 2007

Baarn - Torenlaan

Baarn - Torenlaan
From 1950 onward, Philips’ Phonografische Industrie was located in the center of Baarn. If you happen to own old Phonogram records, the odds are that they have originated here.

Years ago, the main building was replaced by houses, and only these two iden…
Added on June 26, 2007

Baarn - The last picture show

Baarn - The last picture show
This is were I saw my first movies. On the long run, my home town Baarn couldn’t afford the luxury of a real movie theatre, and a drugstore chain moved in ... not this one, BTW.
Added on June 26, 2007

Oostknollendam

Oostknollendam
With no dikes to protect it, this land wouldn’t exist.
Added on June 26, 2007

Baarn - Vondellaan

Baarn - Vondellaan
In Holland, autumn was later than usual.

Shortly before we left for Holland we had an Indian summer with 25º C; when we returned, temperature had sunk to just above zero: roofs were covered with snow. One has to be flexible.
Added on June 26, 2007

Middelburg, Netherlands

Middelburg, Netherlands
A baroque variation on a familiar theme...
Added on June 23, 2007