Santa is creepily checking you out.  Santa is creepily checking you out.  Santa is creepily checking you out. 
I love the rain but what I hate about the Netherlands is the constant depressing drizzle. The rain however, is just lovely :) I love the rain but what I hate about the Netherlands is the constant depressing drizzle. The rain however, is just lovely :)

I love the rain but what I hate about the Netherlands is the constant depressing drizzle. The rain however, is just lovely :)

Children can dress as both sinterklass and zwart piet though you do see a lot more children who seem to prefer the zwart piet costume. I have seen parades at uni, in the street where the zwart piet were hanging off of buildings.. Moral of the story? When in the Netherlands do not leave your camera at home.  Children can dress as both sinterklass and zwart piet though you do see a lot more children who seem to prefer the zwart piet costume. I have seen parades at uni, in the street where the zwart piet were hanging off of buildings.. Moral of the story? When in the Netherlands do not leave your camera at home. 

Children can dress as both sinterklass and zwart piet though you do see a lot more children who seem to prefer the zwart piet costume. I have seen parades at uni, in the street where the zwart piet were hanging off of buildings.. Moral of the story? When in the Netherlands do not leave your camera at home. 

Quite a storm outside, the lightening is golden but its more like lights being turned on far away instead of clear flashes

The tree branches are moving so much that the electric lights seem to flicker like candles.