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Undelivered letters from the 17th century (Or: Treasure in The Hague)

A news story from last week: thousands of unread mail from the 17th century were found recently in The Hague, some letters still unopened and unread. 129 more words

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At the water's edge (Or: Gemeentemuseum in The Hague)

Some time ago I was walking past the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. As you might be able to guess from the name, it’s an art museum. 65 more words

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Bike tricks (Or: Pro Freestyle in The Hague)

Last Sunday Marco and I came across the Pro Freestyle event being held at the Spuiplein.

The three day event attracted about 35,000 visitors and featured freestyle BMX, skateboarding and more. 38 more words

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Random photos (Or: Around The Hague and Scheveningen)

I decided it might be fun to show off some of my more random photos that didn’t end up getting their own blog post.

What caught my eye was the use of the shadow on the ground to “extend” the advertisement onto the ground. 76 more words

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Football (Or: Police and ADO Den Haag fans square off this Saturday)

Quick. Name one thing you do NOT mess with in the Netherlands.

…if you guessed football you would be correct.

In most if not all European countries, football is… 290 more words

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Flags at half staff (Or: MH17)

Marco and I had a date night tonight – we chose to go see Inside Out at the Pathé movie theater at the Buitenhof. But beforehand I snapped a picture of the flags at half staff at the Buitenhof, commemorating the one year anniversary of the… 11 more words

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Tram advertisements (Or: Anyone want to go to Scheveningen?)

As a side note I must say that I am proud to be able to spell Scheveningen without having to look it up. It definitely has to do with the weekly visits to Scheveningen to practice my Dutch with my taalcoach from  150 more words

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