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Paris 2014: The Museums of Paris

Whenever we go to a big city we find one or two museums to visit. Last year we stopped by the British Museum and the Tate Modern during our stay in London. We visited the Van Gogh in Amsterdam the … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong and What’s Right with Amsterdam?

What’s Wrong with Amsterdam? Could it be the bikes? The Red Lights? The whiff of Mary Jane in the air? Maybe it’s the garbage out of which this swan builds her nest. So what’s Right with Amsterdam? Could it be … Continue reading

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Vincent’s sister-in-law and the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent Van Gogh died on July 29, 1890 and his brother Theo died six months later. Theo’s wife Johanna then inherited Theo’s collection of more than 200 of Vincent’ s paintings, over 400 of his drawings,  and close to 700 … Continue reading

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Amsterdam’s Many Museums

What do you do in Amsterdam when it rains? Why, you go to a museum, of course! But if you should reflect on the quality and diversity of the museums offered in this city,  you might even consider visiting one … Continue reading

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