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Visit The Netherlands

VisitingThe Netherlands on Queen's Day.

Visit The Netherlands: Amsterdam on Queen’s Day. April 2011.

In June 2010 I moved to The Netherlands to settle down with my wife in her homeland. We were going to get proper jobs, buy a house and have kids. You know, that whole life plan thing. Consequently, I thought I was going to be based in The Netherlands for the rest of my life.

Dusk falls over Amsterdam August 2010.

Visit The Netherlands: Dusk falls over Amsterdam August 2010.

Three years later, however, it had all come crashing down and we were filing for divorce. It can be devastating when life doesn’t work out the way you thought it would.

Visit The Netherlands.

Nevertheless, I still look back on those Dutch days with a great deal of fondness. After all, I somehow managed to land the job of my dreams, fall madly in love with the city of Amsterdam and make plenty of trips around the country.

Visit The Netherlands Gorp en Roovert Forest

Visit The Netherlands: A Christmas Day hike in Gorp en Roovert Forest, December 2010.

For a look at my time living in and exploring The Netherlands, check out my articles on:


Beekse Bergen Safari Park

Gorp en Roovert Forest

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Notes From The Netherlands

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