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Tag Archives: Erasmuspark
In Praise of #Amsterdam Parks
Well designed and well-kept parks are good for people’s mental and physical health. In Amsterdam we have parks and green spaces in abundance. My favourite park, because it’s less than 100 metres walk away, is the Erasmuspark. When I moved … Continue reading
Posted in travel, Uncategorized Tagged Amsterdam parks, Erasmuspark, Green spaces, Peter Eijking, Rembrandtpark, Taxi1108, Terrasmus, Vondelpark 3 Comments
Happy Christmas from Amsterdam!
It snowed here last week and I got caught in a storm on my way home through the Erasmus park in Amsterdam west. I was glad I was just five minutes away from a warm apartment and not slithering in … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Amsterdam, Begijnhof, Christmas, Christmas Carol Service, English Reformed Church, Erasmuspark, Expat, travel 4 Comments
Verdant Oasis in Amsterdam West?
My local park, which I can see from my recently geraniumed balcony, is named after world famous philosopher, Desiderius Erasmus (1467-1536). The Erasmuspark was designed by Egbert Mos in 1957 and he incorporated lots of straight lines, rectangular beds and trees … Continue reading