Keukenhof Gardens, Full of Inspiration May 3rd 2005 The area of the present-day Keukenhof used to consist of woods and virgin dunes in the 15th century. People used to hunt there and collect herbs for the kitchen of the castle. Hence the name "Keukenhof" literally kitchen garden.
Every spring Keukenhof is a feast for the eye. Millions of tulips and other bulb flowers are then in bloom, a gardener's dreamland.
A fantastic experience and a wonderf ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » South Holland » Lisse The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
Two incurable gadabouts, Al & Holly, World Travelers, live in the Northern California Gold Country not far from Lake Tahoe, USA. We speak English, Spanish, Italian (parlo certo italiano) and some French (Je parle du français). My wife Holly and I are into adventure, travel, art, history, culture, opera, fine dining, meeting new and interesting travelers, visiting exciting new places and enjoy Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Wherever the wind blows, we go!
It is the everlasting memories and friendship of the people we have met that is most precious to us. Meeting and communicati... full info