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Crowned!
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Crowned!

I am not always fond of all these digital additions to museums nowadays. But the Diamond Museum in Amsterdam had a computer on which you could take a picture of yourself and crown yourself with one of a few digital crowns or tiaras. Here the result! The tiara or crown used to belong to the […]

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Moments with Queen Astrid 2005
Exhibitions, Travel

Moments with Queen Astrid 2005

The opening of the exhibition “Ogenblikken met Astrid / Astrid & nous regards croisés” at the Museum of the Dynasty in Brussels on 17 November 2005 attracted quite a lot of royals. The exhibition was organised on the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of Queen Astrid of the Belgians née Princess of Sweden (1905-1935). […]

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Hermitage once again
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Hermitage once again

Together with a few other royalty watchers I again (see Catherine the Great conquers Amsterdam) visited the exhibition about Catherine the Great at the Hermitage in Amsterdam. It is hard to imagine, but this is just a model of the Great Imperial Crown of the Russian Empire, created on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of […]

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Catherine the Great conquers Amsterdam
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Catherine the Great conquers Amsterdam

While at Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will open the exhibition “Anna Pavlovna, colourful queen” on 5 October – the exhibition itself will be open to the public from 6 October 2016 to 5 February 2017 – there is still an exhibition going on in the Netherlands about another royal, […]

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Fabergé exhibition at the Koldinghus
Exhibitions, Travel

Fabergé exhibition at the Koldinghus

Together with two friends I had a one-week vacation in Denmark planned in the second week of May 2016. Our main goal was visiting Legoland, as one of my friends is a huge fan of Lego. However a friend of mine told me about the “Fabergé” exhibition that was to be opened at the Koldinghus […]

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