Enkhuizen

I’m in the middle of this project, and I was running out of one of the yarns I needed to finish the project. So, at the beginning of an exciting week, I headed out on the train for a day trip to Enkhuizen.

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Enkhuizen is a beautiful and picturesque little town about an hour out of Amsterdam by train.

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It was one of the main harbour towns for the Dutch East India Company, and was one of the most important harbour cities in the Netherlands.

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Though eventually it lost its place of power to Amsterdam.

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But as you can see from these pictures, it is still a remarkably beautiful city.

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Continuing in the maritime tradition, Enkhuizen is now the location of the Zuiderzeemuseum, which I will have to visit on a subsequent trip!

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As I was walking the street I loved coming upon this Jazz Walk of Fame! Each of the pieces which stretch down the street have the name of a different Jazz star on them!

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The streets were full of Holland’s unique combination of boutique one-off stores and larger chain shops that I have come to expect.

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But I couldn’t dawdle much longer as we had a special guest star for the week! Say hello to HImself’s Sister!

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And before I knew it it was of to lunch! Which was presided over by this cute little guy!

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I look forward to regaling you all with a week of tour guiding around our wonderful guest! Adventures begin in earnest tomorrow!

3 thoughts on “Enkhuizen

  1. The jazz walk looks intriguing and I bet that park is packed in good weather!

    But did you get the yarn you needed?

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