Sep 25, 2010

Why Is Zandvoort Beach Deserted?

This is a rare sight ... a Sunday afternoon on a hot, sunny, summer's day and Zandvoort beach is deserted!

Where is everyone?

Well, you can probably guess if I tell you that this photograph was taken on Soccer World Cup Finals day 2010 - when The Netherlands played Spain.

The vast majority of Dutch people were busy preparing for the evening's match. The next photograph was taken a little later in Haltestraat outside one of the many Zandvoort restaurants. People were dressed in bright orange and the Dutch national colours, eating and drinking in readiness for the match to begin. Big smiles all round - until later of course when the final result was known.

Never mind ... maybe they will do better next time :)

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