[B] Utrecht and the Waal September 11th 2007 Today we visited my great auntie Joop at her home just outside Utrecht. We had a good chat and Rochelle played hostess making us coffee, soup and lunch then more coffee. Joop told us some of our family history and told us how to find the house where she and my Opa (grandfather) grew up.
After lunch we left Joop and set off to find the house. We found the road without too much trouble and think ... 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