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Delft

bike parking lot at the Delft station

main street into Delft when walking from train Station

Oostpoort gatehouse

Oostpoort gatehouse

Oostpoort gatehouse

Oostpoort gatehouse

Oostpoort gatehouse

Oostpoort gatehouse. This is the picture you see on every page

Oostpoort gatehouse

Oostpoort gatehouse from the other side

Oude Kerk (old church)

probably the picture most taken in Delft

Oude Kerk (old church)

Markt Square

our first home in Delft

Stuff falls into the canals. Here's how it gets out

Beestenmarkt

Beestenmarkt

Beestenmarkt

Beestenmarkt

Markt Square during market day on Thursday

Nieuw Kerk (new church) on Markt Square

in front of the Delft train station

Stadhuis (statehouse) on Markt Square

All these picture were taken from the 300 foot tower of the Nieuw Kerk (New Church). One sees Delft a bit differently from up here.

This is our house

Notice the open window to the left of center. That's the room where I write all this stuff. The open window that seems to be touching the orange peak is our bedroom

same view a little farther back

same view still farther back

Oude Kerk (old church from about 1390)

leans more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Oude Kerk (old church from about 1390)

Stadhuis - the old city hall

Beestenmarkt beneath the trees - my favorite place in town

Den Haag (The Hague) seen from the top of the Nieuw Kerk

the Catholic Church in town

Those large building were once a library and school - now it's a condo

Netherlands Rail is passing through Delft just about to pull into the station on the left

just to the right of center is the Oostpoort Bridge which is in the picture on the top of each page on this site

 

2008 Rick Wexler   last updated February 21, 2008