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september 2016

ANWB Knooppunten, cycling, Dutch, Waterland, the Netherlands, nodes, Cycling Paths ANWB
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ANWB cycle nodes route network

All over the country of Holland you’ll spot them; white and green signs with numbers. What are those? Well, those signposts are part of a route network for cyclists. ANWB is a national tourist organisation and they have created…

Poffertjes, small Dutch Pancakes in Laren, North Holland
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Poffertjes in Laren, the Netherlands

Typical Dutch food? Poffertjes! These small pancakes made of milk, flower, eggs, a pinch of salt and some baking powder are the best. Some recipes add a bit of golden syrup, others add some melted butter, yeast, but the…

Theetuin Overleek, Teagarden, Amsterdam, Waterland, The Netherlands
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Theetuin Overleek, Waterland, The Netherlands

What to do on a late summer’s day in the Netherlands? Go cycling! Above Amsterdam there is this beautiful nature reserve area called Waterland. Cows, grass, windmills, dikes, lakes, excellent cycling paths, small picturesque bridges, rivers, cute villages (Like…

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The Dom Tower of Utrecht, the Netherlands

The proud of Utrecht must be its Dom Tower, for sure. From most places in the city you can see the impressive 112,5 metres high tower. It’s the tallest church tower in the Netherlands by the way. It’s the symbol…

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Pasta alla Puttanesca

Prostitution is claimed to be the oldest profession in the world. I am not sure how one can test or control that but I can understand it’s a job that does exist already for centuries. Also in Rome. Pasta Puttanesca…

Hout Bay Harbour and Waterfront, South Africa
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Hout Bay Harbour – Mariner’s Wharf

When one says Hout Bay one says fish. This village is build and based on fisher boats, fishermen, fish packaging factories, fishnets, selling and transporting the fresh fish as soon as possible to Cape Town. You can say the…

Delicious tuna wasabi mushroom tartar
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Vis aan de Schelde, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

There is a well known fish restaurant in Amsterdam at Scheldeplein. For years and years this place called Visaandeschelde is often full and they serve delicious oysters, lobster, sole, crab, prawns and other mainly fish dishes. It’s upmarket, they…

Arcade Bree Street Cape Town
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16x fun on Bree Street, Cape Town

That Bree Street is hot and happening is already old news. Since a year or two, this street in the city bowl of Cape Town has developed itself to foodie heaven and hipster paradise. Today it’s Short on Sunday,…