The Fredlees visited Camperduin and Petten yesterday to see how the mammoth renovations are changing the view along the once unique Hondsbossche sea dyke, that shoulders the hammering sea from the calm pastureland on the other side.
The difference between a few years back and now was incredible as you can see from Mr. Fredlees photos…
Een echte Hollandse lucht, een straffe wind, een sloot gevuld met inkt. De Hondsbossche zeewering ligt als een lineaal in de verte. Weten die schapen veel, dat achter die Hondsbossch, de zee tegen de dijk beukt?
A typical dutch sky, a biting wind, a ditch full of ink. The Hondsbossche sea dyke lies as straight as a ruler in the distance. Little do the sheep know, that behind the Hondsbossch, the sea is crashing against the dyke!
The purple wild flowers in the foreground were growing in abundance in the De Putten polder and fields around Petten. I thought they were Water Balsamien and Mr. Fredlee thought they were Spring Balsamien, but apparently they’re not either! But what ever these pretty wild flowers are called they are also growing in abundance on our balcony back here in Amsterdam! Continue reading Wild flowers in Polder De Putten…→