I can count the times that I dare to go for a drink in a pub on my own on my one hand. But after my long walk yesterday, I really got cold. The Dansing Chocola or The holy house (Het heilig huisje) ? (both on the picture with the holy figures) The first seems a bit more inviting. Inside it is cozy and warm. There is a light smell of toilets (let's ignore that). I order a cup of tea : I get a mug (ancient too) with a crack in it from the top to the bottom and it is so convincing that I expect the hot water to be streaming out of the cup at the back, but it isn’t : a layer of glazing keeps the drink in the mug. I sip at my tea on my own and look around a bit. The feather lights spread warm colors. People are friendly talking with each other. Yes, this is a cozy place, but I wished I wasn’t alone.
Decorated hovel, Rotterdamstraat near the St.Jansplein in
Anna and I were in that neighborhood looking for trousers in cotton or linen, made in very fine tissue, so you can easily wear them under a skirt. Sometimes the legs of these trousers can be tightened with a ribbon below. Women of some cultures (Arabian or from
Tips and shop locations are welcome.
… the land of chocolate. Picture taken in the subway in
The land of chocolate ? Chocolate first is imported in
Remember from history class : coffee, tomatoes, potatoes, tobacco, turkeys, … were other new products that the Spanish brought into