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Just around the corner (Or: Jewish monument in the city centre)

If you take the stairs underground near the entrance to the C&A department store on the Grote Marktstraat, you’ll find a Jewish monument:

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City maps and artifacts (Or: Grote Markt tram tunnel)

Last week Marco and I visited the Grote Markt tram stop for a hidden gem: a 1616 city map recreated in the floor tiles and glass display cases of artifacts uncovered while constructing the tram tunnel. 396 more words

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One street (Or: Chinatown gates in The Hague)

The Hague’s Chinatown can be found close to The Hague’s city center:

The highlight of this area is the two Chinatown gates:

The gates of Chinatown are an interesting subject. 328 more words

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Marks & Spencer (Or: Still open, still looking forward to holidays)

On Thursday evening Marco and I went to Marks & Spencer for a coffee. In November of last year the company had reported that they would be closing the two Dutch stores, along with other international stores, in a cost-cutting measure. 63 more words

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Frozen canals (Or: Tempting fate in Rijswijk)

This picture is from last week, from the nearby city of Rijswijk. Unfortunately the Netherlands is currently warming up again, so most of the ice has melted. 38 more words

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BTW vrije dagen (Or: Massive crowds at Media Markt)

A few days ago I mentioned that Media Markt would be holding their annual BTW vrije dagen this Thursday through Sunday. During this event, they pay for the tax on the item, effectively giving you tax as a discount. 105 more words

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