Posts Tagged “Sinterklaas”

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Wanted to have a walk today to get out of the house, have a bite to eat and see the Christmas decorations in Chinatown. == Click images to zoom in== Breakin’ the rules. HA, I photographed it anyway. Outlaw photographer strikes! Newly re-opened and rebuilt Sluizer Restaurant on Utrechtsestraat Utrechtsestraat all dressed up for Christmas/Sinterklaas […]

Utrechtsestraat, Friday, December 2, 2011

Had to visit the local police station today…don’t ask. But the Utrechtsestraat is so beautiful this time of year with the shop windows decorated for Sinterklaas and Kerstmis, or Christmas… have a look. In the Albert Heijn supermarket, a canal house for kids to put their shoe (with notes) for Sinterklaas Standing in the street… […]

The arrival of Sinterklaas

Today’s the day that Sinterklaas arrives in Amsterdam on his steamboat from Spain.\ I was there to witness his arrival, and the chaos that surrounds it. Hope you were good this year, because he’s here! Chaos on the Amstel. Procession of boats following the steamboat of Sinterklaas It’s all for the kids. … isn’t it? […]