The Q is coming to visit me! So I thought I’d share some information about the Netherlands to prepare him for the culture shock.
Or the climatic shock.
Now most people always tell me they are aware of that the Netherlands is flat. What most foreigners do not realize is that the Netherlands is really flat.
I mean really totally absolutely table-top-flat flat!
Here are some pics:
Up till now you see the lovely blue sky on the photos, that is because these photographers sat for weeks and weeks in a certain spot, with a tent and endless mugs of coffee, to be able to make a decent looking photo.
This would be more normal:
So here you see part of Europe on a picture from a weather site. The part which is completely covered by dark rainclouds is the Netherlands:
Dutch street scene:
I will also be taking to Q to Amsterdam for a few days.
So, Q, enjoy your visit!