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Marching for America (Or: Demonstrations in Amsterdam this weekend)

I occasionally receive emails from the US consulate in Amsterdam for things happening in The Hague and in Amsterdam. I’ve blogged about it before, most famously for the email I received regarding the… 319 more words

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Souvenirs and other knickknacks (Or: The Hague tourist office)

During a recent visit to the tourist office on the Spui I took photographs of some of the souvenirs you could buy that were specifically about this city: 28 more words

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Unexpectedly expected (Or: The passing of Chuck Deely)

I found out tonight that Chuck Deely passed away Monday night. And who is he? A street musician that played outside of Central Station as well as in the Grote Markt (by C&A or sometimes by Bijenkorf). 261 more words

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Roses by Athene Palace (Or: View of city hall)

Marco and I went out to eat tonight with his father and wife. Tonight’s restaurant was Athene Palace, a Greek restaurant. I had lamb in pepper sauce. 16 more words

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Second day of Christmas (Or: Christmas tree in Bijenkorf)

To celebrate the second day of Christmas in the Netherlands…

I was in Bijenkorf last week and noticed they put in their Christmas tree for the holidays. 59 more words

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First day of Christmas (Or: Christmas tree in De Passage)

To celebrate the first day of Christmas here in the Netherlands, here is a look at the Christmas tree within De Passage:

The fun story being this tree – in 2013 there were rumours that the Christmas tree would no longer come back because it… 79 more words

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Lights illuminating the church (Or: Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague)

Marco and I were walking past the Nieuwe Kerk (translation = New Church) when we noticed the lights illuminating it – blue, white and red: 38 more words

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