Holland is Tulips

If you are in Holland in April you will see masses of tulips in the fields.

If you are in Holland in May, like we were, you will see masses of tulips for sale.
Tulips for Sale in the Flower Market in Amsterdam, HollandTulips for Sale in the Flower Market in Amsterdam, Holland Tulips for Sale in the Flower Market in Amsterdam, HollandBulbs for planting are usually available until October. Tulip Bulbs for Sale in the Flower Market in Amsterdam, Holland Tulip Bulbs for Sale in the Flower Market in Amsterdam, HollandIf the flowers or bulbs won’t survive a trip through customs, then you can find all sorts of other tulip paraphernalia. Wooden tulips are easier to get through customs.Wooden Tulips for Sale in Amsterdam, HollandOr tulip banners…
A Banner in Edam Featuring TulipsI had no idea what this strange looking (and charmingly whimsical) piece of Delftware was until a friend told me it was a ‘Tulip Holder’, a holdover from the time when every single tulip was extraordinarily expensive and were displayed accordingly.Delft Pottery at Delft, HollandTulips show up in the strangest places. How about these cunning wooden shoe slippers?
Fuzzy Wooden Shoe Slippers with a Tulip Pattern More on Holland (The Netherlands).

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One response to “Holland is Tulips

  1. Pingback: To Read in Holland: The Tulip Craze (and the First Financial Bubble) | Albatz Travel Adventures·

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