You may be thinking that it is a little late to post about Hanukkah but it is the right time for the Amsterdam Festival of Lights. Streets and buildings are lit up for the holidays. There are also a bunch of popup stalls with holiday goodies: oliebollen, wafels, stroopwafels, cheese, worst and sausages, beer and more. Below are some of my favorite shots from around the city.
Train station in Amsterdam
Around the holidays pop-up stalls filled with holiday goodies line the street.
Lights are strung between buildings across the street from each other. This is an interesting holiday message (yes this means the same thing in Dutch as it does in English).
Even the coffee shops get into the holiday spirit.
Ok, so this isn’t officially part of the Festival of Lights but there are lights on it so I am counting it. Oliebollen are similar to fried donuts.