farm in Orvelte by gijsje

farm in Orvelte

Orvelte is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 18 km northeast of Hoogeveen. Less than 100 people live in the village.
Orvelte presents itself as a museum village. There is a saw mill, a blacksmith and a wooden shoe maker, all open to the public. A number of events are held throughout the year featuring traditional Dutch activities.
Lovely thatch
December 5th, 2018  
Mooie reclame voor Orvelte.
December 5th, 2018  
Nicely composed!
December 6th, 2018  
spectacular photo of this house. It would be so fun to visit Orvelte
December 6th, 2018  
Wow....pretty special for such a small village.
December 6th, 2018  
How wonderful to have such a village with all the traditional places open to the public to see
December 6th, 2018  
so very beautiful, lovely images you share Bep,
December 6th, 2018  
Sounds like a lovely village Bep, and this is a lovely shot.
December 6th, 2018  
This sounds like a lovely place to visit!
December 6th, 2018  
sounds quaint
December 6th, 2018  
It sounds like a lovely place to visit :)
December 6th, 2018  
A beautiful place to look round & learn about all those skills....occupations that were the life blood of villages like that!
December 6th, 2018  
Lovely...we went there many, many years ago...we loved it.
December 6th, 2018  
Nicely composed and captured
December 6th, 2018  
That village sounds wonderful, I’d love to see it.
December 6th, 2018  
This building looks too good to be a museum! The brickwork, the wide windows and that solid roofing thatch!
December 6th, 2018  
Such a lovely thatch roof. Sounds like a neat village to visit.
December 6th, 2018  
Wonderful building :)
December 6th, 2018  
I could see myself visiting this unique village a few times a year. love your buildings with the thatch roofs.

Thank you Bep for your comment on the candy house. it really makes scent for the naughty children to get some salt in their boots. salty is after all the opposite from sweet.
December 6th, 2018  
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