A Day At De Pier Scheveningen, Den Haag, Netherlands – Part 1: Goofing At The Beach

Scheveningen Beach, Den Haag, Netherlands

Scheveningen Beach, Den Haag, Netherlands

Despite the fact that it was November and cold Matt and I had a great sunny day in Den Haag at Scheveningen Pier. Here are a bunch of pictures from our fun day there!

Crazy surfers heading out to  the North Sea for some fun.

Crazy surfers heading out to the North Sea for some fun.

If you notice in the picture above these surfers have some serious gear on. They are covered from head to toe in wet suit and even their hands and feet are totally covered. If you ask me that’s too much protection to be fun getting in that cold water but that’s just my opinion. 🙂

031

Catching some waves!

032

Racing to get the wave first!

038

Waiting for the next REALLY cold set!

DSC06330

Let the action begin!

De Pier Scheveningen, Den Haag

De Pier Scheveningen, Den Haag

We didn’t see anyone do the bungy jumping off the pier but I just think it’s crazy. That’s all I’ve got to say. The pier was high to begin with and then people actually climb this tower thing and fling themselves off attached to a stretchy cord! This is not a new concept to me but it still elicits screams of “NO WAY!” from me every time!

Bungy jumping? I think NOT!

Bungy jumping? I think NOT!

It was really chilly but we really did get an exceptionally sunny day to have some fun!

Beautiful day!

Beautiful day!

Matt & I enjoying the sunny beach day!

Matt & I enjoying the sunny beach day!

That crazy bungy jumping thing!

That crazy bungy jumping thing again!

Trying not to get wet!

Trying not to let the waves get me!

057

Matt land surfing…

...almost got his feet wet...

…almost got his feet wet…

066

Matt contemplating the North Sea!

Found this on the beach there and thought it was really sweet.

Found this on the beach there and thought it was really sweet.

Check out the seagulls following the fishing boat.

Check out the seagulls following the fishing boat.

Matt loves his Dutch pancakes!

Matt loves his Dutch pancakes!

Mine was quite good as well!

Mine was quite good as well!

Advertisements
Categories: Den Haag, Netherlands | Tags: , | 7 Comments

Post navigation

7 thoughts on “A Day At De Pier Scheveningen, Den Haag, Netherlands – Part 1: Goofing At The Beach

  1. Lovely beach shots, Ron (reminds me of FLA?). I’ve just returned from Daytona Beach myself, so it’s on my mind.

  2. Cyn

    Really nice. You got me with the bungy cord thing. I know I bailed on Physics in HS, and correct me if I’m wrong (and obviously I am or people wouldn’t do it), but it seems to me if you fling yourself off that tower, you’re better off not being tied to it. All I can picture with this scenario is flying off the tower with the bungy and – gravity being what it is – at some point slamming into the tower itself – SPLAT – like a bad Python skit!

    • I with you on that one, Cyn. Doesn’t seem prudent to me either. That’s why all my pics were of me ON THE GROUND and NOWHERE near those twistie, bungy, stairs of death! 🙂 But hey, if people like throwing themselves off of high places attached to string more power to them. I’ll get a cappuccino and watch! 🙂

  3. Cyn

    I don’t get it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: