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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam: Capital of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

July 6th 2011
We had a few hours to spare the morning on the Rhine so after breakfast, we walked along the river and ventured into an old church near our hotel. It was warm out and town was crawling with day tourists. It was amazing how scarce it got by 21:00. The final journey was to the lower countries-Netherlands and Belgium-which are called that on account of being low lying lands near the deltas of 3 rive ... read more
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Dutch Flag The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
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