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Stormvloedering in de Oosterschelde  
   

Stormvloedering in de Oosterschelde

Dam system in the south of the Netherlands to control the North Sea
Land of Tulips, Cheese, Wooden Shoes and Windmills

March 31st 2011
Off to Rome------Hmmm maybe not!! Before we start this adventure I must make sure I correct some facts that I included in the last blog about Holland. I stated it had 11 provinces and thanks to one of the blog readers I now know it actually has 12 provinces. The other correction I need to make is that Frisian is not a dialect of Dutch, rather it is Holland's only other official language. Tha ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » South Holland

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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