Volendam: Beautiful Dutch Fisherman Village 

Walking in the alley of Volendam village
Volendam is a popular tourist attraction in the Netherlands, well known for its old fishing boats and also the place of many Dutch fisherman houses with beautiful traditional houses.

One other thing that makes Volendam famous is the traditional clothing still worn by some residents. The women’s costume of Volendam, with its high, pointed bonnet, is one of the most recognizable of the Dutch traditional costumes, and is often featured on tourist postcards and posters (Wikipedia). No wonder people here also offers service for tourists to wear those traditional costumes and take picture as memento.

Despite of strong insistence from my sister, I and Elok don’t think it’s a good idea, as it’s kind of mainstream, and personally, I don’t think my Asian face would fit to those costumes anyway.. LOL 😄

Elok was passing by one of Volendam traditional houses. They normally have big window to display their treasured items (flowers or arts). And it oversee the ocean, so it must be beautiful sights from inside

Anyway, here are the rest of the pictures from our day in Volendam:

The famous place for Dutch traditional costume photo shoot
There you go, some familiar faces from Indonesian politicians and celebrities are on display with the Dutch traditional coatime
Volendam souvenir shops
Mom and Elok in Volendam shopping street
Enjoy a cup of great coffee after lunch.
Mom is taking pictures of Volendam villages
In one of the alley
Bike and bricks
Volendam pier
Three of us in Volendam ocean side village


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