Small town. Rich history. Willemstad.


The Dutch like to spend their Easter Monday outside the house in a traffic jam towards shopping malls, theme parks, DIY stores or Ikea. Although consisting out of a mixed company of Dutch and Hungarians we decided to be no different. Having a guest around the house for the Easter weekend we eventually decided to visit Willemstad. Luckily for us the rest of Holland didn’t finish their Easter brunch yet. Giving us a time and space to explore this little town. On arrival the town still looked pretty much a sleep.

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Haarlem (Yes, With Double A)


Haarlem is a city in the Netherlands and capital of the province North Holland. Thanks to Peter Stuyvesant it’s also known as a neighborhood in New York City (Harlem, Manhattan). ๐Ÿ™‚

Haarlem had been on the list of cities to visit for quite a while now. Adri had been there already, I hadn’t. I definitely wanted to see the city once and Adri wanted to go back to have another look. We decided it was a good day to put this plan into action last Saturday. Not really having been into Harlem, NYC we at least should make it to Haarlem, North Holland. ๐Ÿ™‚

We loaded the stroller into the car (including diapers, baby formula and of course the little one himself), grabbed the X100S and drove to Haarlem.

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