Nijkirk is really a little to the north of Utrecht. I'd heard about
it for years. The Polish pottery store was a shopping destination
for the teachers I worked with. Nothing I heard about the place really
prepared me for what was there.
to what I found on the internet, the shop was only opened on Fridays.
That meant everyone interested in shopping showed up at about the
same time. And, there were American and Japanese women all over the
store. I was amazed with how much English I heard as I strolled the
was warehouse shopping. You grabbed a cart, filled it with ceramic
treasure, blindly handed over your credit card for payment, and then
bubble wrapped your purchases. I had a lot of practice with bubble