Weekentrip to Volendam !!

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HELLO WORLD!
The village Volendam!

The dike of Volendam, with its many sniffer shops, restaurants and terraces, where hundreds of tourists daily to enjoy the authentic atmosphere and the view of the harbor and water. The Maze where suddenly quiet streets one hundred years and imagine that the boats and to sail to the remote Marken.

Volendam ... a town that since 1880 was visited by famous painters and immortalized. A village known as the pearl of the Zuiderzee. The name of the village to the present day world to the imagination of millions of tourists.
 
For me the first time that i visit this beautiful and old village! ( shame on me )
We booked a nice and famous hotel in Volendam, named het Spaander!
 
Hotel Spaander

In 1881 Leendert Spaander opened his hotel mainly for artists and Volendam Volendam Mers were immortalized.
Hotel Spaander!
Hotel Spaander was a vibrant center and a special meeting place for artists from all over Europe. A large number of painters had thanks for the hospitality offered or as compensation for board and lodging one or more paintings behind. Therefore, chip hotel offers a unique collection of more than 1400 works, which still bear witness to this exciting and prosperous period in the history of Volendam.

The location of Hotel Spaander to the port of Volendam, the unique collection of paintings and the hospitality and warmth of the service personnel came and went draws to this day remarkable and highly honored guests. Some names? Royal guests as Emperor Wilhelm II, Queen Emma, Queen Beatrix and Prince Hendrik. Famous stars such as Muhammad Ali, Kirk Douglas and Clark Gable. Of politicians and business people as Eleanor Roosevelt, Anthony Fokker, Walt Disney and Jan-Peter Balkenende.

Hotel Spaander developed specifically for its guests the Old Route Art Puzzle. On the basis of a booklet with historic paintings from the rich collection of hotel Spaander you in a half hour along distinctive places through the center of Volendam led.
JP-NED says:
Ok bij deze trek ik mijn woorden terug.
Posted on: Oct 15, 2009
gimpel says:
Jan, het is geen schande hoor, ik ben nu ook eindelijk na 42 jaar in volendam geweest.
Posted on: Oct 13, 2009
JP-NED says:
haha, next time Jess!
Posted on: May 07, 2009
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HELLO WORLD!
HELLO WORLD!
Hotel Spaander!
Hotel Spaander!
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
the lobby!
the lobby!
the lobby!
the lobby!
the lobby!
the lobby!
one of the bars!
one of the bars!
one of the restaurants!
one of the restaurants!
main restaurant
main restaurant
waitress in Volendam costume
waitress in Volendam costume
cappacio
cappacio
salmon!
Yammie!!
salmon! Yammie!!
When youre in Volendam, you shoul…
When you're in Volendam, you shou…
one of the bars!
one of the bars!
Hotel Spaander!
Hotel Spaander!
My friend and I !
My friend and I !
5 km (3 miles) traveled
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photo by: Andy99