Thursday, July 28, 2011

In the 'hood

Lots of photos from our afternoon stroll,

How'd ya like to live here?

We discovered, today, a hofje just around the corner.  These are very small apartments, in this case only available to singles.  The grounds are open to the public during limited hours, but with a sign saying that you are requested to be silent when you go inside - so as not to disturb the residents.  These date from

At one time these hofjes were built exclusively for women or the poor or lay-workers of the church.  They are always so special,
Little hidden children's playgrouond

Elaine managed some good shots,

Oosteindegracht with the Nieuw Kerk


And then, simply because we have talked about it AND it manages to take quite a bit of our time, we need to commemorate our favorite drying rack,
I will never take my clothes dryer for granted!

1 comment:

Laura said...

I'm SO glad that your farewell party went well & that everyone enjoyed the quasi-American food. You are definitely the hostesses with the mostesses!