To celebrate DutchNews.nl’s 10th anniversary, we asked our Facebook page friends to submit their favourite photos which they think best sum up the Netherlands. Yes, all the cliches were there, but so was Albert Einstein. Here are the five winners and the five runners-up.
This photo had so many votes on Facebook, we suspect a little help from family and friends. But it was also a winner with the DutchNews.nl team.
This reminds us of walks on a chilly winter’s day.
We know clogs are out of fashion among all but Volendam fishmongers and farmers, but we wonder if these were ever actually worn?
You can’t get more Dutch than skaters passing windmills in the snow. Fingers crossed we have a winter like this again soon.
This has definitely been through some sort of filter but we like it.
We love the idea of Albert Einstein as an Albert Heijn worker, complete with carrier bag. But could some bright spark please enlighten us… E=ah2?
It wouldn’t be a Dutch photo competition without tulips.
Or bikes for that matter?
And we could not miss out on an Amsterdam canal view either.
You can’t get more Dutch than a proud lad with football and Netherlands strip. We’d just like to know if this would-be Dutch international actually went on to play for Oranje.
Thanks to everyone who sent in their photographs. We really appreciate it. And to celebrate, we’ve been inspired to launch an Instagram account. And keep those photographs coming to firstname.lastname@example.org