A day as a Dutch July 15th 2009 There is a Chinese proverb that goes like "When one is his own country, one depends on his family. When one is abroad, one depends on his friends". I have traveled enough by now to appreciate the second part of this saying. Yesterday I decided to visit my Dutch friend Peter in the 4th largest city in the Netherlands, Utrecht. It turned out to be an unexpected high note of the trip so far.
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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
Hi all, welcome to my travelblog. I will soon venture out from my nest in Toronto, Canada and embark on a journey to Europe- The Netherlands, Italy, and Spain for 4 weeks, then I will continue in South America- Argentina, Peru (and maybe Chile and Uruguay) for 7 weeks. In this blog, I shall provide you with a slice of my experiences as I travel across the continents.
There are many places I would like to see, many things I would like to do and many people I would like to meet. I am sure this will be an exciting and exhilarating tour.
It will all start, on July 13, 2009....stay tuned. ... full info