After a week of crummy weather, the skies cleared and the temperatures soared for Holland to celebrate Koninginnedag [Queen's Day!] last week. Quick facts: the day is in honor of Queen Beatrix's birthday, and yes, her birthday is actually January 31st, but she kept it in April to honor her mother's day of birth. Touching? Maybe. I think it's just for the more convenient weather situation.
[thanks to our intrepid visitor, JeffBowen, for the great photos. The not-so-great photos were from my camera...]