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Postcards #28 & #29: The Netherlands

Here are two postcards that I received from The Netherlands on Postcrossing.

The card came with many nice stamps! Apparently, it was around 5 degrees celsius at the time Raymona sent this card. 45 more words


Royal Condolences for Manchester Bombing

Condolences from around the world have been pouring into London since the despicable attack in the Manchester Arena after an Ariana Grande concert on the evening of May 22nd. 1,147 more words


Battle of Heiligerlee-1568

The Battle of Heiligerlee (Heiligerlee, Groningen, 23 May 1568) was fought between Dutch rebels and the Spanish army of Friesland. This was the first Dutch victory during the Eighty Years’ War. 208 more words


Schengen Visa Approved in Less than a week!

You read that right! I surely got that visa in less than a week!

Even I am very surprised myself!

But with proper planning (or what I wish I had done) anything is possible (and easier)! 889 more words


Noah Is The New On Site Foreman...

The theme of the next of Garderen’s Sand Sculpture exhibits was one that especially appealed to children: Noah’s Ark.

This piece is massive, towering over visitors and consists of one and a half sides of a mountain of sand, plus a substantial sculpture of Noah. 187 more words


Delft Blues

Painted with acrylics (very unprofessional tools).

I tried my best to actually get the Delft blue (it’s a very specific color). Read more about Delft Blue… 19 more words


Dag 330 Muis in Nederland

Muisje is even op bezoek in Nederland
Mouse is visiting the Netherlands