Dordrecht – How an Island Was Made, How a Country Was Formed

It’s the 18th of November 1421. A heavy storm from the North Sea lashes Holland. Dykes collapse all around. Hamlets and villages surrounding Dordrecht disappear under water for good. When […]

Delft – Building A Nation And A Ceramics Empire

Delft conjures up images of pretty blue and white ceramics. Not murder in the castle, looting of Portuguese ships and 80 years of fighting the Spanish. But that’s exactly what […]