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Hard to imagine a city without a river, and this is Haarlem's. The waterway brings in air and light to the city. In truth Spaarne is canalised and hard to tell which bits of water are canal and which are river. You can go on...More
Just as many Dutch cities, Haarlem is situated at a river. This river is the "Spaarne". It is a charming and busy waterway, with many functions. First and foremost yachts and other pleasure crafts make full use of the river, causing the historic drawbridges and...More
The Spaarne flows through Haarlem, sometimes very wide, sometimes a bit narrower.
The boats, small and big, are often a pleasant sight for the eyes. As are the waterbirds.
All the bridges in town and the waiting time when they are open (to let boats...More