Netherlands

Country number:
13
Territory number:
15
"I think the Netherlands will become one big city at a point. It is inevitable when you live in a country with so many people. You cannot afford to leave nature as it is. Some people believe that the dunes should be left in their original state, but I think it's strange to let things become how they were 500 years ago. "
Theo Jansen

Tales from Netherlands

Curious About Curaçao? - Antarctica and South America 9

The GPS on my tour of Curacao keeps diverting me down unmade roads, where I end up in people’s backyards. Their dogs...
The GPS on my tour of Curacao keeps diverting me down unmade roads, where I end up in people’s backyards. Their dogs aren’t too happy about it.
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What to See in Bonaire? - Antarctica and South America 8

There’s a different sight around every corner in Bonaire. In the south are commercial salt pans, more lakes, some very pink, flamingos and a...
There’s a different sight around every corner in Bonaire. In the south are commercial salt pans, more lakes, some very pink, flamingos and a lighthouse.
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The ABC Islands in a Nutshell

Which ABC Island is the best? In 1499, Alonso de Ojeda arrived at Curaçao and a neighbouring island that was almost certainly Bonaire, but...
Which ABC Island is the best? In 1499, Alonso de Ojeda arrived at Curaçao and a neighbouring island that was almost certainly Bonaire, but the Spanish conquerors decided that the three ABC Islands were useless, having no mineral wealth.
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New Year in Aruba - Antarctica and South America 7

In the grounds of my Aruba hotel a varied assortment of harassed looking lizards and iguanas, retreating to the undergrowth.
In the grounds of my Aruba hotel a varied assortment of harassed looking lizards and iguanas, retreating to the undergrowth.
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The Netherlands - Tulip Tour

Tulips in Holland has been on the bucket list for a long time so we load up the car and set off for Delft....
Tulips in Holland has been on the bucket list for a long time so we load up the car and set off for Delft. Holland is so small that on the map everywhere seems reasonably close.
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