Monday, April 30, 2018

Gargoyles Love Chicken

One of my favourite things about a gothic cathedral are the gargoyles. There were plenty of gargoyles at the Dom Cathedral in Utrecht.

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Bosch and a Chicken

I visited the City of Den Bosch. 

The painter, Heronimus Bosch came from this area (his paintings included The Garden of Earthly Delights and Ship of Fools). He often painted animals wearing clothes to represent people. 

I love this statue which is made in the style of his paintings. Now I wonder if I can find a chicken statue?

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Chicken in a Windmill

Here I am in the Netherlands: land of the windmills. In old times, windmills were used to help move water from one place to another. 

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Friday, April 27, 2018

A Chicken Celebrates King’s Day in Amsterdam

In the Netherlands,King’s Day is the King’s birthday and the biggest party of the year. People celebrate on the streets from early morning until late at night and I was celebrating with the best of them.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

A Chicken’s Taste in Art

I love a good piece of art, especially if there are fowl in it. So when in Amsterdam, I couldn’t miss an opportunity to visit the Rijks Museum.

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Chicken on Holy Mountain (Heiligenberg)

A wonderful day, climbing Holy Mountain (Heiligenberg) near Heidelberg, Germany. I climbed the tower of a 1094AD cloister ruin. (Can you find me?). I think I need to improve my flying skills.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A Romantic Chicken at Heidelberg Palace

I love a romantic ruin and Heidelberg Palace fits the bill. This palace dates from 1225 BC and is nestled in the forested mountain above the university town of Heidelberg.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Riding the Rails in Europe

One great way to get around Europe is by train. I’m an old pro at riding the rails.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

An interesting Fact about the French National Anthem

I had a wonderful day squawking it up in Strasbourg, France.

 I learned a few things too.

Did you know the French National anthem called La Marseillaise was actually written in Strasbourg not Marseille? It’s true! 

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