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10 things I’m looking forward to this spring

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 by

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I saw this title on The Dainty Squid blog and I thought it would be a fun exercise to do tonight, while waiting for the actual spring to arrive (not the meteorological nor the astronomical one, but the mighty Spring itself with warm weather, flowers and all the good stuff it brings). Here’s my list:

  1. Longer days — and I hope most of them will be sunny. 
Sunny days Museumplein

2. Cherry blossom and my morning trips to Westerpark before work, having breakfast under the blooming trees while listening to the green parakeets.

Breakfast under the cherry trees
Green parakeet and cherry blossom

3. Outdoor dinners with friends.

Spring sunset in Amsterdam

4. Visiting some beaches.

Zandvoort beach

5. Flowers. Not only the tulip fields, but all kind of flowers will be blooming across city gardens. 


6. Elfia festival.

Soap bubbles at Elfia

7. Easter in Romania and my first trip to Norway (yay!).

Romanian Easter

8. Fresh veggies and fruits at the market.

Radishes at the market

9. Cycling on nature routes right outside the city (to Amsterdamse Boss or along the Amstel River to Ouderkerk, for example).

Cows and fields along Amstel River

10. Spring rain.

What are you looking forward to this spring?



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