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{Netherlands} Say it with Flowers

December 9, 2013

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The trees are bare, the skies are grey, the right time to introduce an unseasonal dose of pretty bright flowers, don’t you think? So today I have another museum for you from my travels to Amsterdam earlier this year. There’s nothing more Dutch than tulips. Well, except perhaps for cheese, windmills and wooden clogs, but you get my drift. It may surprise you, then, that before tulips became associated with the Dutch, they caused a craze among the elite of the Ottoman court centuries before. […]

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