Monday, August 5, 2013

Summer Sunday, Maastricht

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Yesterday was hot and lazy in town, a rare sunny Koopzondag.  ‘lots of people strolling, watching others strolling, but mostly a day to…

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1) Gather around musicians in the old center,  playing classical quartets on unusual instruments.

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2) Join 100 of your closest friends for a catered lunch that stretched from one plein to another, the full length of the street.

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3)  Sit under a tree enjoying drinks and music at a picnic.

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4) Turn up the air conditioning at the local red-light house.

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5)  Try to make paella,  having mastered risotto.  ‘and I got socarrat!

And, enjoy the slow onset of twilight…

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