Tag: Unesco World Heritage

Easter in Barcelona

On a short visit (Easter break) to Barcelona sometime ago, we have not booked a hotel in advance and thought we’d just find an accommodation when we get there.  Turned out, Barcelona was fully booked. So we spent the entire day walking to find a place to sleep.  While at it, we came across a

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Road trip for Kinderen – from Kinderdijk to Bruges

May holiday is coming up!  May holiday is unique in the Netherlands and for us, it is extra special because we celebrate Julia’s birthday in May.  Looking back, in 2015, we took the kids on a road trip to the South of Holland and to Belgium.  Our first stop was Kinderdijk which literally means Children’s

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The Wadden Sea – A wildlife sanctuary and more

The Wadden Sea is an area off the northern coast of Holland extending towards Germany and Denmark.  It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a wildlife sanctuary and a bird watcher’s paradise.  Every year, millions of migratory birds make use of this area. A few years back, we had a chance

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