Sand (Or: A moment locked in time

During my first trip to Den Haag (The Hague) in the summer of 2010, possibly even on the first day, we came across sand art near Buitenhof (lit: Outer Court, as it is lies outside the Binnenhof, or Inner Court).

Notice the hand beneath the boat...

The sand art was designed by the World Sand Sculpting Academy.

He looks a bit too stern. Perhaps he is the father of the daughter, and does not approve of either of her suitors?

If you would like to see the above sculpture in the middle of being created, check out this Wikimedia Commons photo. The rough texture of the nearest figure is especially noteworthy.

Musician and his cattle

Advertisements
Categories: Culture, The Hague | Tags: | 2 Comments

Post navigation

2 thoughts on “Sand (Or: A moment locked in time

  1. Marco

    I think the Stern looking guy is Rembrandt van Rijn (painter from things like the Nightwatch) though I might be wrong. Sand people all look alike to me. 🙂
    I do seem to recall they often create famous painters/artists and their work.

  2. Roger

    Yeah, I think i recognized Rembrandt too..

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Invading Holland

The story of an accident prone Englishman living in The Netherlands.

100Words

the adventures of an American living with a Dutchie

Fauzia's blog

The way I see it

Eers

I'm a girl. I bake stuff. I take pictures of cats. I sell books. And I write nonsense. Welcome to my world.

Maria Victoria Smith

The many opinions of a British girl with a Dutch obsession

Expat Since Birth

a blog by a plurilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life...

A Flamingo in Italy

Exploring the art, culture, food and more of Italy in general, and Bologna in particular

Roselinde on the Road

Exploring the world to find new perspectives

blewbird

tussen de randstad en de zee

%d bloggers like this: