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Sinterklaas Arrives in Amsterdam today!

This was always one of our favorite mornings of the year when we lived in Amsterdam...the second Sunday in November, Sinterklaas arrives via steamship from Spain!! People gather on bridges, streets and boats to celebrate his annual arrival! In the Netherlands, Saint Nicholas' Eve (December 5, he also shares my birthday!) is THE holiday tradition [...]

2019-03-20T13:58:34-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , |

Sinterklaas arrives in Amsterdam today!

This is our 4th Christmas season in Amsterdam and by far my favorite tradition is Sinterklaas, who arrived today via steamship from Spain!! People gather on bridges and boats, even in today's pouring rain, for his arrival! In the Netherlands, Saint Nicholas' Eve (December 5, he also shares my birthday!) is THE holiday tradition and [...]

2020-03-17T18:53:27-06:00Categories: Travel|Tags: , |