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{Netherlands} People Watching in Museums

May 5, 2014

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What do you do when you visit a really popular museums that’s so crowded you can’t see many of the highlights properly? (a) be grumpy about it and let it ruin your day, (b) engage in some entertaining people watching. During my trip to Amsterdam last year, I chose (b) when I visited the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum :) You can see more of my ‘People Watching in Museums’ photos over on Tumblr.  

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{Netherlands} My Highlights from the Rijksmuseum

April 15, 2014

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This past weekend, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam celebrated it’s one year anniversary of reopening after a major, several year long refurbishment. What better excuse to share my visit to the Rijksmuseum last Autumn with you. It was not only my first visit there, but also my first trip every to Amsterdam, so you can imagine who excited I was! This is the southwest side of the Rijksmuseum, as seen from ‘Museumplein’ (museum square) around which the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum are also […]

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