Delft (1)

Diving Into Delft


Amsterdam is justly celebrated for, among other things, its canals. But if any Netherlands canal city (and there are quite a few) can lay claim to being even more picture-postcard-perfect, it’s Delft, about an hour’s drive away.

The city’s canal heritage, dating back to its rural-village origins in the early 12th century, is embedded in its very name (derived from delven, Dutch for “digging”), and visitors to its historic center are invariably charmed by the mix of waterways, bridges across

Read more…