Who wouldn’t be happy to be back in Amsterdam, working off a 24-hour flight by gently pedalling a bike around the parks on a sunny spring Sunday?
We’ve seen the famous Keukenhof Gardens often enough; they’re lovely, extremely busy, quite expensive and a bit of an effort to get to (though a solid bike ride would do it). Fortunately this year we don’t have to fight our way out there.
April is the month of the Tulp Festival – no, not a typo, the Dutch for ‘tulip’ is ‘tulp’.
800,000 bulbs have been planted in 60 locations around town. In our jet lagged state we’re certainly not going to see them all today, but here’s a selection…
The Tulp Festival runs right through the month, finishing on April 30th, 2016.