There was a small carnival in town when we arrived, but since it was early morning when we passed through there were few customers to be seen.
Willemstad is a small town, only about 2,000 residents, and will not be growing in the future because the government has banned development in the area, which is preserved as a living museum.
The oldest reformed church still standing in the Netherlands.
Approaching the town center.
A canal [really a large moat] runs around the periphery of the fortifications.
The windmill that regulates the water level in the canal.
Commerce on the river and a modern windmill.
Resuming our southern journey into Belgium we eventually approached Antwerp. This is the view from our mooring site on the River Schelde.