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Tobacco in buckets

The price difference is so large that they not only sell standard size packages of tobacco, they sell tobacco in buckets weighting half a kilo each!
Baarle-Nassau - The tale of two cities

May 15th 2015
Baarle-Nassau and Baarle-Hertog - the conjoined twins of geography In Netherlands there is a town with the name Baarle-Nassau. In Belgium there is a town with the name Baarle-Hertog. These two towns may be lying in different countries but are in fact one town. The reason it ... read more
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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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16th May 2017

Interesting!
16th May 2017

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That village/those two villages (which is it? one village or two? I don't know...) is so fascinating. All we did was walking around trying to find all the oddities. Before they had the Euro as a common currency they strictly used Guilder in the Dutch areas and strictly Franc in the Belgian areas. Not like in other border areas where often both currencies are widely accepted. Ake

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