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Verita's Visit: traditions Holland & typical Dutch events

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Scheveningen Haven

It's the calm before the storm. Here I am at my favourite spot in the #Scheveningen Haven looking into the harbour. The sky is filled with dots of clouds, no ripple in the water. Within two weeks this is where it all happens: Flag Day Scheveningen, or as we say in Dutch Vlaggetjesdag Scheveningen 2015. I picture the herring stalls around the harbour and I imagine you and me, tasting and comparing the new herrings #Hollandsenieuwe...See you on the 13th of June. http://veritasvisit.nl/?p=283

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elve into the Dutch traditions and history of the Leiden Ontzet. From a seductress from The Hague to the origin of a typical Dutch ...http://veritasvisit.nl/events/leidens-ontzet-treasure-hunt/

Flag Day Scheveningen is held in June. But, was it always that way? Is it fact or fiction that this Dutch local event used to be celebrated on Pentecost? Find it out here http://veritasvisit.nl/fact-flag-day-scheveningen-pentecost-fiction/ #itsaduchcelebration #lordherrings

Cows going outside for first time in 2016 - Verita's Visit

This original cheese market has all the cheesy tourist stuff you expect but is still totally worth a visit!

Finding inspiration for the Vlaggetjesdag Scheveningen trivia tour in the book 'De Scheveningse Visserij in oude ansichten' More on http://veritasvisit.nl/trivia-tour-scheveningen-vlaggetjesdag/

Scheveningen Haven

There are many #Dutch Nautical #Expressions and wise sailor's sayings. Find out in the #HerringTastingTour &More -Dutch, English, Spanish spoken- http://veritasvisit.nl/product/herring-tasting-tour-scheveningen-2015/

Scheveningen Haven

Visiting the inner harbour of #Scheveningen for my Vlaggetjesdag #HerringTastingTour &More - Dutch, English, Spanish spoken- on the 13th 0f June 2015. http://veritasvisit.nl/product/herring-tasting-tour-scheveningen-2015/

Terneuzen 09052009 DSC_0273 by jo_koneko_san, via Flickr #Zeeland #ZuidBeveland #protestant