Tag: Queen Emma of the Netherlands

5 Power Women, 5 Queens in one Exhibition
Exhibitions, Travel

5 Power Women, 5 Queens in one Exhibition

Not one of the most known museums of the Netherlands. But the Museum Jan Cunen in Oss – close to the railway station – turned out to be quite a recommendation. No huge, but lovely, exhibitions, and a beautiful building also. The theme at the moment? Power women. Apart from exhibitions of photographer Micky Hoogendijk […]

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The Dutch Crème Calèche
Travel, Travel Tips

The Dutch Crème Calèche

It maybe isn’t the Glass Coach nor the Golden Carriage, but the Crème Calèche certainly is one of the more known carriages in the Royal Stables of the Netherlands. When the Dutch Queen Wilhelmina turned 18 and ascended the throne, her mother, Queen Emma, bought her a new carriage. Queen Emma’s wish was that the […]

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The Palace at the Lange Voorhout
Castles, Travel

The Palace at the Lange Voorhout

Some people visit this place only because since 2002 it houses the permanent M.C. Escher exhibition of the Gemeentemuseum The Hague (Netherlands). However not so long ago this was a royal palace. I must admit I had never been here before and always forgot to visit. But on Saturday I had just over an hour […]

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