Dutch Windows

Time to play Peeping Tom again, with a quick peek into Dutch life via some of the exceptionally clean windows one finds everywhere here.  This Delft shop window looks just like what you expect from Amsterdam, but how about this

window full of iconic American foods?  There are a LOT of Americans in Amsterdam.

There’s also a shop sporting a wacky sense of humor, related to the infamous Archie McPhee’s in Seattle,

more Crocs than you can shake a stick at,

and the ubiquitous FEBO automat selling scary-looking sandwiches to the undiscriminating.

On the more serious side there’s a window full of ancient armor at the Amsterdam’s Historische Museum,

the windows framing this ballad to the lost anchovies of the Zuiderzee in the pretty island village of Marken

and a window world that really gives you something to peep at.

And now we’re off to Bretagne, trading in those tongue-twisting Dutch syllables and our friends’ warm hospitality for…let’s go find out!

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