Holland and Belgium

Holland and Belgium

DVD - 2010
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Tulip Time Cruise : Burt does more than tiptoe through Holland's most enchanting and picturesque cities. He provides a personal perspective that allows you to experience these popular destinations as the locals do. In Amsterdam, a unique houseboat museum shows how to float through life aboard a canal boat. Witness how windmills actually work in Dordrecht and observe gems in the making in Antwerp, the epicenter of the diamond trade. History buffs will be awestruck by the Belfry of Ghent with its 52-bell carillon and Bruges' town hall, the oldest in Belgium. In Schoonhoven, explore ancient streets lined with jewelry shops and silver galleries and in Brussels, sample one of this city's 400 artisanal beers. Cruising the Netherlands : From Edam's cheeses to Middelburg's Stroopwafels, this episode serves up a delicious variety of Dutch treats. Burt takes you on an unforgettable cruise of the Netherlands during the Spring tulip season. Your tour begins in Amsterdam with its 7000 historically significant buildings. In Rotterdam, a city devastated during World War II, there are remnants of its glorious past in the bustling harbor area and breathtaking Keukenhof Gardens, the world's largest outdoor exhibition of flowers. Other memorable segments include a visit to the lively fishing village of Volendam, and a look at the Delta Works, a marvel of engineering considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Questar, c2010
ISBN: 9786313733309
9781594645587
Branch Call Number: 914.92 HOL
Characteristics: 1 dvd (48 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm
Additional Contributors: Wolf, Burt

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