[AMSTERDAM] Keukenhof Gardens Part Seven

Viktoria Jean Li in Amsterdam, Keukenhof gardens

| Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Part Six |

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Outside of Keukenhof Gardens, there was this beautiful, seemingly endless plot of tulips in neat rows – a farm to which we had to mount a fence to gain access due to its privacy, emulating a stream of tourists who paved the way for our entry. This huge field was too breathtakingly awesome, I had to resist with all my might not to lie down in my bed of pink tulips!! Have never seen more beautiful flowers in such spectacular numbers. My dream absolutely came true right before my eyes!
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Spring, now I truly believe, is the season of rebirth.

Keukenhof Gardens
Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands

xoxo,
Viktoria Jean

[AMSTERDAM] Keukenhof Gardens Part Five

| Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four |

Roses are Red

Little Girl and her Tulips

Lakeside Lisse

Flowers and fields of tulips aside, Keukenhof has this little niche shops where they sell bulbs, seeds, seedlings and pots of yet-to-blossom flowers. I brought home a tiny pot of water hyacinth and some mauve tulips to grow on my own, but mostly my mom’s the one who’s really excited about watching it bloom! Bulbs

Hercules Plant

Bulbs from Netherlands

There’s also this petting farm with ducks, chickens, cocks, cows, horses and sheep. Stinks like a zoo too.Keukenhof Ducks

Keukenhof Ducks

Keukenhof Chicken

Keukenhof Farm

Keukenhof Touching Farm

Keukenhof Petting Zoo

Keukenhof Horse

Keukenhof Cow

A really expensive and small vanilla cone to counter-battle the drizzling cold weather.Keukenhof Icecream

Windmill – Keukenhof GardensKeukenhof WIndmill

A beautiful Emily Dickinson poem we came across on the way home.Keukenhof Quotes Tulip

Keukenhof Tickets

Many more pictures to come! I’ve filtered out my selfies and those pictures with me included, because those flowers on their own are too charismatic, I’ll just destroy their natural beauty.

Keukenhof Gardens
Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands

xoxo,
Viktoria Jean

[AMSTERDAM] Keukenhof Gardens Part One

With 7 million flower bulbs planted annually, Keukenhof Gardens is the world’s largest flower garden! The sheer amount of photographs I took at Keukenhof is evident of how enthralled and captivated I was by 79 acres of flowers in all colours, shapes and sizes. Open only in mid-March to mid-May, I was so thankful to be in Amsterdam at the mid-April high season!

We took 35-minute bus ride from Amsterdam city centre to Schiphol Airport, from which we bought the combi-tickets for 23 Euros, inclusive of entrance fees to Keukenhof as well as the bus journeys to and from Schiphol.

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Along the way to Keukenhof, there were so many private tulip farms and very grand, colourful fields of tulips!! Most of which are private farms though.

Keukenhof’s entrance looked small, but the park extends from this point on. Here’s my collection of floral eye-candies taken with Panasonic GF6, unfiltered and unedited. Took way too many but photographs like these are never enough. Enjoy and feel free to take or use these photos ^^

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Keukenhof pastel pink

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That’s it for now! I will be posting more photographs in Part Two where we ventured deeper into the park! In fact I’m barely scraping the entrance of the park here…the place is that huge.
Spring is so beautiful.

Keukenhof Gardens
Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands

xoxo,
Viktoria Jean