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Bicycles in the Netherlands - July 9

July 9th 2009
This entry is more of a reflection on the bicycle situation here. I know it is a cliche but honestly the number of bicycles on the roads and in the parking stalls is amazing. I've attached a picture of a bike parking lot at the station in Amsterdam - unbelievalbe. Also, one has to be very careful walking to watch out not so much for the cars and trams but the bikes- they are silent but deadly ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » Province of Utrecht » Utrecht

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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