Kees' photos with the noord-holland

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

Oostknollendam

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

Oostknollendam

Oostknollendam
My mother-in-law lives in a house on the bank of the Zaan, in the province of North-Holland. I was shooting random pictures of the ships passing by, as suddenly someone, high up in the sky, dropped this duck and made it to the eye-catcher of the photo.…
Added on June 22, 2007