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Happy Sinterklaas Day

Sinterklaas

At the moment I am stuck at the couch, trying to recuperate from all Sinterklaas events. Today it is Sinterklaas Day, but most Dutch families celebrate on December 5. Sinterklaas for me means weeks of pepernoten, chocolate letters, shoes at the door and lots of fun. With a four year ...

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Trick or treat the Dutch way

Sint Maarten 2015

My day started at 5:45 am today with a singing child. Nothing special you might think, but at this house it is quite rare to be awake this early! My little boy was just so excited for today, because it is November 11 and that means Sint Maarten. Sint Maarten ...

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Keukenhof plants 7 million bulbs

Keukenhof plants 7 million bulbs

The gardeners of the Keukenhof are ready for a huge job. Just last week they started with the planting 7 million bulbs for next year’s Keukenhof exhibition and will continue planting the coming months.

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