Friday, April 29, 2011
The Stunning Tulip Fields Of The Netherlands
A vast patchwork of kaleidoscopic color, the tulip fields of the Netherlands are clearly nothing to be sneezed at. From the air it looks as though a giant toddler armed with a box of super-sized crayons has been let loose on the Dutch countryside... if the lines weren't quite so perfect. The vibrant blues, reds, pinks and yellows sprawl as far as the eye can see.
Tourists have flocked to catch a glimpse of these spectacular quilted farmlands in all their technicolor glory. But like a rainbow, this colourful landscape is a short-lived phenomenon. When the flowers are gone, the land will be cultivated for a rather more mundane crop of vegetables.