Saturday, April 04, 2015

"Rotterdam is seafaring, Amsterdam is commercial, Haarlem artistic, Leyden refined, cultured, literary" R Lovett #QotD

2015.04.04-DSC00964"To-day, as the stranger wanders along the wide and shady canals, passes the students' club, looks in at any one of the numerous museums, or visits the University itself, he everywhere meets with abundant evidence that Leyden is essentially an academic town, Rotterdam is seafaring, Amsterdam is commercial, Haarlem artistic, Leyden refined, cultured, literary."   p. 191

"Holland and Delft" by Richard Lovett in Holland as seen and described by famous writers (1906) Edited by Esther Singleton

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