Keeping in touch with the Dutch!

Last weekend was the annual Holland Festival in Melbourne.   It was a chance to see some traditional dancing and eat croquettes!

The food was exactly as I expected, although I personally did not try the stamppott!

Photo taken by Roland Gesthuizen

The poffertjes were also very good (and popular!).  One thing I had not seen before was this t-shirt with got drop? on it.   I am unsure how many Australians would have any idea what this means.     Maybe only a t-shirt you wear to the Holland festival?

Photo taken by Roland Gesthuizen

Two other things I spotted was a Dutch Monopoly board with Dorpstraat on it (a street with special family significance to me).

And the state costume of Gelderland, my family’s home province!

And finally…  I got myself a new favourite T-shirt: 

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