Worldhotel Bel Air The Hague
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... work alongside van Gogh's) and then started to develop his own eye and style - and of course ended on the very top floor with the wheat field ones. It was really interesting, as I have always thought of poor old Vincent as a great painter but a lousy draftsman. Think of the chair. But clearly he learned to draw very well, but chose not to use the skill when his work became all about colour, paintwork and the surface.
Another little break to eat my ...
... that were higher than the other buildings and had a walk way that was lead by white gravel stones to again an opening of enormous wooden doors. Inside you were immediately greeted by a young boy with his Shirt (6pack of course) and the chance to get a Polaroid picture taken with him. Inside the clothing store for males as females was pumping - it was like a night club. Dim lighting & beautifully carved wooden stair cases that lead to multiple ...
... have a lean reminiscent of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Andy is convinced that this is so everything looks straight after a night out in Amsterdam's "coffee shops"! No coffee shops for us tonight. Instead we have a quick wander around the canals and then onto the modern opera house to see the National Ballet dance Prokoviev's Romeo and Juliet. Really ...
... Many people ran for shelter or left the square.
When the sun came out we wound our way down through the brewery district, and then the University Quarter. We are getting into shape for Spain! Included in the "I amsterdam" was a free canal cruise. It is amazing what you see when you are not suffering from jet lag like I was on the last canal cruise.
On the way home we stopped ...
... plants scented roses and they took us back to our childhood when we also used to be able to smell roses.
The first night we were joined by Angela’s daughter Martha and her friend and we sat out in the garden around a lovely fire until late at night. It does not get dark there until 11pm and then is light again by about 5 am. The weather, however was very cold and we started to worry about only bringing summer clothes on holidays.
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Very nice hotel, extremely helpful staff. Highly recommended.
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