National Geographic : 1950 Dec
© National Geographic Society 4 In from a Sail on Windy Sneeker Meer, a Dutch "Rainbow" Ties Up Broad Sneek Lake, seldom without a spanking breeze, is one of many that dot Friesland Province, a sailing skipper's paradise. In "Sneek Week" each August the lake sees a big regatta. Only larger lakes can accom modate Rainbows, the deep-keeled Dutch sailboats. Ektaclrolles from amillton \\rignt ' Scheveningen Wives, Mending Nets in a Pasture, Take Time for Tea Scheveningen, once a quiet North Sea village, has been engulfed by The Hague. Vacationists have made it a fashionable watering place. Their fine fashions make no impression on the fishermen's wives, who cling to their grandmothers' styles.