Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Hague

I haven't seen my friend Anouk in a while, so we finally made plans to catch up in The Hague, where she moved to a couple of months ago. We had dinner at a Vietnamese place, called 'Little V'. The food was alright, but not quite authentic Vietnamese. Unlike NYC (sigh...), there is a serious lack of real good Vietnamese restaurants in Amsterdam (or NL for that matter). I had fun in the Hague, it was really great to see Anouk again and I got a chance to take a good walk in the city.

Ridderzaal on the Binnenhof, which is the centre of Dutch politics
Binnenhof as seen from the Hofvijver
Paleis Noordeinde, the Queen's working palace
Paleis Noordeinde
Vredespaleis or Peace Palace, which houses the International Court of Justice, Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Hague Academy of International Law

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