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Images of The Hague

Images of The Hague. A blog about The Hague in photos, images of the past, and literary fragments.

Oliebollen

Posted by on 31 Dec 2008 in Food, Holland, Images of The Hague, Photo Blog, Trace your Dutch roots | 0 comments

Oliebollen

Happy new year! Eating oliebollen on new year’s eve is a Dutch tradition, but we also like them in the weeks before Christmas. Oliebollen are basically deep-fried balls of dough, sometimes with raisins. They are eaten with powdered sugar. Many people make their own (and if they do you can often still smell the oliebollen days later in their kitchen), but in the last few days of the year they are also widely available from bakeries, supermarkets and market stalls. Around November, stalls like these pop up everywhere, and in the first...

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Hilton Den Haag

Posted by on 7 Sep 2008 in Images of The Hague | 0 comments

… but you can’t sleep there...

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Spuimarkt

Posted by on 10 Feb 2008 in Images of The Hague | 0 comments

Spuimarkt is the latest shopping mall in The Hague, opened late 2007. The photos are from the entrance on the Grote...

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Camel

Posted by on 15 Dec 2007 in Animals, Images of The Hague, Photo Blog | 0 comments

Camel

It’s been a while since I’ve been in The Hague, but today I had to be in the city archive, inside the town hall. Inside the town hall, in a corner near the entrance, I discovered these – for me unexpected – town hall...

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Mauritshuis

Posted by on 10 Apr 2007 in Images of The Hague | 0 comments

Mauritshuis

The Mauritshuis was built by the renowned Dutch architects Jacob van Campen (architect of the Amsterdam town hall, now royal palace) and Pieter Post (architect of Huis ten Bosch in The Hague, now the residence of the Dutch Queen), for Count Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen. Johan Maurits was governor of the Dutch colony in Brazil from 1636 to 1644. The Mauritshuis currently houses the Royal Picture...

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