Meierblis in Texel, Netherlands
This is a popuplar festival in the island of Texel, Netherlands. It literally means May Fires. On April 30 all over the island people gather up and make fires of wood. It is an old ritual that dates before Christianity to drive the spirits from the winter time away. Thanks to Lissy.
Mailbox in Netherlands
This is a typical mailbox in The Netherlands!
Greetings from Tilburg
Tilburg is a landlocked municipality in the Netherlands. It has a population of 206 000, the sixth largest in the country. It hosts many festivals all year long and has plenty parks and forests for recreation. Thanks to Anne.
Greetings from Leeuwarden
Leeuwarden is the capital city of the region of Friesland in The Netherlands. It is located in the northern part of the country. It has a population of about 100 000 and has many canals, typical of the region!
Greetings from De Peel, Netherlands
De Peel is a region in southeast Netherlands. This area is one of the best places in western Europe to observe birds. Thanks Jaap!
Famous windmills of Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans is town of Zaandam, in the province of North Holland. It is known for its well preserved historic windmills and houses. The windmills were built after 1574.
Greetings from Groningen!
Groningen is a city in the north of Netherlands, capital to the municipality of its province. It has a population of almost 200 000. The University of Groningen dates back from 1614 and is the second oldest university in the country.