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An Interesting Royal Walk Through Leeuwarden
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An Interesting Royal Walk Through Leeuwarden

He already held Nassau Walks and Maria Louise Walks through the centre of the city of Leeuwarden, the capital of the Province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands. On 5 August Bearn Bilker – a known Dutch royalty-expert – led the very first Anna van Hannover Walk, about his favourite Frisian Nassau. It […]

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The Magnificent British Gold State Coach
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The Magnificent British Gold State Coach

Although I have visited London several times over the years, I had never been to the Royal Mews. I can only say: if you have time, just go there. I visited on a very quiet Monday afternoon in May 2017 and really loved my visit. Not a lot of visitors around, so I had all […]

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The Royal Stables of The Hague Inside the complex
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The Royal Stables of The Hague

You might have heard already, but this Summer, as last year, the Noordeinde Palace and the Royal Stables open their gates again. The Palace opened its doors on Saturday 15 July 2017, and the three Saturdays afterwards. Like last year, the tickets were sold out within a day. The Stables can be visited for three […]

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The Dutch Hero of Durrës
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The Dutch Hero of Durrës

The weather was a bit better than during his funeral – when there was a thunderstorm – but still it was raining when I searched for traces of Lodewijk Thomson here in Groningen, The Netherlands, today. I accidentally had to bring something to that part of town and I decided to bring my small camera […]

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Royal Legoland in Windsor Buckingham Palace
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Royal Legoland in Windsor

Remember my visit in May 2016 to Legoland in Billund, Denmark? This year me and the same two friends visited Legoland in Windsor, Great Britain (see also Royal Lego in Windsor and London). It was very nice, but somewhat of a disappointment after Billund, which is bigger and has more royal buildings. We especially missed […]

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Royal Lego in Windsor and London (4)
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Royal Lego in Windsor and London (4)

Once again I went on vacation with my friends Erik and Mirjam. We stayed in London during the first five days of May 2017. Of course we were keen on seeing Legoland in Windsor too, after having visited Legoland Billund in Denmark last year. Tuesday May 2nd turned out to be the best day of […]

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Memories of Queen Wilhelmina in London Buckingham Palace
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Memories of Queen Wilhelmina in London

Some weeks before leaving for my five-day vacation to London I discovered an interesting royal walk through London on the Internet: In the Footsteps of Queen Wilhelmina  (in Dutch). A walk of about six kilometers from Sloane Square tube station to Marble Arch. On my fourth day I had some time left and gave it […]

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