Today was Amsterdam Museum Day #1 for me. I started out visiting the Van Gogh museum, not far form where our group is staying.
This museum does not allow photography. Add this to the well-planned flow of the exhibits and it made for a wonderful experience!
Van Gogh’s deliberate, conscious decision to become an artist is inspiring and it emphasizes the benefits of hard work, dedication and practice, practice, practice no matter what your passion. Van Gogh truly epitomizes the essence of Dutch determination, but sadly, with a tragic end.
|Image on museum wall - photography allowed here!|
After Van Gogh and a quick herring lunch I enjoyed a stroll through the history of Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Museum then stopped for a pick-me-up espresso. The Dutch are so wonderful; chocolate accompanied my coffee!
|Statue of Rembrandt in Rembrandtplein|
|Some of Rembrandt's collection of "rarities"|
|In Rembrandt's Kitchen|
|Rembrandt's House Paint Preparation Demonstration|