Saturday, December 18, 2010

December in the Netherlands:

I've been to Maastricht too many times in the past week, and it's super decorated for Christmas. Amsterdam could take some pointers from the south in terms of decorations. But back in Amsterdam my Christmas spirit, is in full swing. I put up our tree a few weeks ago and it's looking fabulous. (Have to love theses archaic pagan-esque seasonal rituals). Lastly, I have been freezing my ass off, because the Netherlands has been a frozen tundra of snow and ice for the past week. I love it. And right now I'm off to spend the weekend in Deventer, in the province of Overijssel. For a weekend of snow and many many people strolling through the streets dressed up as if they were pulled straight from the pages of Charles Dickens Victorian era novel.