29th Aug - Change of plans! September 2nd 2008 This morning Oom Teus took us to...wait for it...Dekker! Dekker is a massive timber drying/machining/manufacturing factory/plant. The guy that owns Dekker is the 10th richest man in the Netherlands. There are also five other outfits in the world (mainly in Europe). The place was huge!
We first looked at the office area - it was very impressive because they even have their logo (an elephant) on ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » Province of 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