We visited the Netherlands and Belgium in April 2005 as a five-day stopover on our way to India. Here are some pictures, hopefully in chronological order of our visit.
April 12:Hoofddorp station
April 12: Train to Amsterdam
April 12: Amsterdam Canal Cruise
April 12: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam - Exhibits of the Dutch Golden Age - Painting of VOC factory at Chinsurah and model of VOC ship
April 12: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam - Paintings by Rembrandt and Vermeer
April 12: On the tram in Amsterdam
April 12: Sculptures at Schiphol Airport
April 13: A wet beginning to Keukenhof. Pronoy refused to wear his poncho and is concealed under the umbrella.
April 13: Bulbfields at Keukenhof.
April 13: Bulbfields and windmill at Keukenhof.
April 13: Queen Wilhelmina Pavilion, Keukenhof
April 13: Outside Centraal Station, Leiden
April 14: The Netherlands in miniature at Madurodam, The Hague.
April 14: A bridge on a canal in Delft.
April 15: Benelux Express passing through Antwerp.
April 15: Market Square in Bruges.
April 15: The Bell Tower from the Market Square in Bruges.
April 15: At the top of the Bell Tower in Bruges.
April 15: Outside the ??? Chapel in Bruges - home to the only Michelangelo sculpture outside of Italy.
April 15: Parting shots of Bruges.
April 16: Schiphol Airport - waiting to board the flight to Delhi.
April 16: Bye-bye Amsterdam!