Fishing village in the Netherlands

• The fishing village in Holland

Fishing village in the Netherlands

Fishing village Vollendam remembered authentic windmill and a great fish restaurant ...

Fishing village in the Netherlands

From Amsterdam left on the bus. They are good in Holland - comfortable and fast:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

At the entrance to the village tourist encounters a windmill:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

The blades were chained, so that either the mill was non-working, or we hit the exit. If it works, the blades, as I understand it, pull some kind of matter:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

It is seen that under it dug channel. Apparently the mill not only wind, but also to water:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

Once Volendam was the main fishing port of Holland - the glorious times and dedicated to this simple monument:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

That something like that and looks all the Dutch village - similar as a townhouse, painted in the colors of the same type. Something like Norway, although there is a different palette. Typical courtyard in the village:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

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Fishing village in the Netherlands

Slide, football goals, there is even a water park. However, such a kind, with a missing segment. Probably for more adrenaline:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

The restaurant where we had dinner. I recommend, very tasty. The hostess learned that we were from Russia, has offered a special meal for Russian:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

This is how it looks: potato, salmon and hot smoked mackerel, eel holodnokopcheny, North Sea shrimps ...

Fishing village in the Netherlands

And, of course, the famous Dutch herring! I thought, "Russian menu" - it's just a set of the best that is in the kitchen. We really enjoyed:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

Not far from the restaurant a lot of strange sculptures:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

Something like I've seen in Oslo:

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Then we just walked through the village:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

Everything is very clean and beautiful:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

The narrow streets, tiled roofs:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

On the waterfront was a lot of restaurants, but we were satisfied:

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Near one of the restaurant greeted fans. The village has its own football club "Volendam", founded already in 1920:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

The Dutch football does not look inside the institution, and the outside - take a beer, go out and bawling the whole company:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

In the process of observing the local police:

Fishing village in the Netherlands

However, they do not remain on the sidelines:

Fishing village in the Netherlands