||2005 July 1 - Den Haag
2005 July 23
Hannah's house in Den Haag. Her place is at the end of a little alley,
a quiet oasis in the big city. To walk from the street to her door you
have to pass a gauntlet of plants and flowers.
Most of the cars are similar to, if not a little smaller than, the cars
we find in the USA. However, gas is a little bit more expensive - in
fact during our trip we paid around $5 per gallon for diesel fuel (the
cheap stuff), at a time when regular gas in the USA was about $2.30 per
gallon. So naturally you find some more fuel-efficient cars in Europe.
mention the need for maneuverable cars for tight spaces and tricky
On our first little walk around the neighborhood, we find two prime
examples of practical European city cars. My favorite is the smart car,
but the Canta is also cute.
This is the street scene near the train stop around the corner from
An evening walk along the beach in Den Haag. Here we find public art
installations on the strand by Tom
Otterness. Incidentally, these
pictures were taken around 9:30 PM - gotta love those long summer days
in northern latitudes.