The Last Day of 2011 December 31st 2011 After sleeping in this morning, we went out to do a little grocery shopping to get ready for New Year's Eve. Sander and Mike bought Oliebollen (basically very big Timbits) and Appelflappen (basically apple turnovers) from a few local markets. Those are both traditional New Years Eve foods in the Netherlands - they are also both deep fried and artery blocking (but, hey, who are we to break with ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » Province of Utrecht » Utrecht 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
Well that's it for us for a while. We have travelled through Nepal, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo (Malaysia and Brunei) and Thailand. We are working on updating the blog as quickly as we can, but it will take a bit of time. Stay tuned!
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