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Summer at Palace Het Loo
Exhibitions, Gardens, Travel

Summer at Palace Het Loo

On Saturday 20 August 2016 I visited Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn once again. The palace is always worth a visit when there is an exhibition, or even more. And due to a foot/ankle injury I hadn’t seen the ones of the Summer of 2016 yet. And I really was only just in time, or […]

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Royal and Noble Clothes on the Catwalk
Exhibitions, Travel

Royal and Noble Clothes on the Catwalk

I must admit, I hadn’t been at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam for probably 20 years, and couldn’t even remember anymore what it looked like. After the renovation that was finished three years ago it was really about time to visit again. I didn’t find the time a few weeks ago, but an old friend of […]

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Het Loo: The Wedding of Princess Margriet 1967
Exhibitions, Travel

Het Loo: The Wedding of Princess Margriet 1967

On 10 January 1967, on a cold winter’s day, the third daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard, married at the City Hall and later that day in the Great or Saint Jacob’s Church in The Hague. Princess Margriet, born 1943, had chosen to marry a Dutch commoner, Pieter van Vollenhoven. The […]

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Royal Exhibitions at The Hague: Willem I and Máxima
Exhibitions, Travel

Royal Exhibitions at The Hague: Willem I and Máxima

No time during the Royal Gathering conference weekend, so I took an early train to The Hague on Friday to spend the afternoon there shopping and especially visiting exhibitions. At the moment the National Archive (next to the central railway station) shows the exhibition “24 uur met Willem. Koning van Nederland en België” (24 hours […]

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Royal Showpieces at Het Loo
Exhibitions, Travel

Royal Showpieces at Het Loo

The layout of the rooms at Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, doesn’t change too often. Once in a while a new piece of furniture or a painting is added. With Christmas there are Christmas trees and decoration all over the palace … But now five historical rooms of the palace have been emptied […]

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Willem II – King of Art King Willem II of the Netherlands and family
Exhibitions, Travel

Willem II – King of Art

A week ago I visited the exhibition Willem II – Kunstkoning at the Dordrechts Museum in Dordrecht, The Netherlands. The museum managed to bring back an important part of the special art collection of King Willem II of the Netherlands (1792-1849) in one big exhibition on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom […]

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