Laura speaks Dutch 30: De Afsluitdijk and Noord Holland

Welcome to already episode #30 where we are still touring through the Netherlands. DThe province of Noord Holland. Image derived from Wikipedia.uring this trip we’re passing through Groningen and Friesland. This time to visit Noord Holland by way of the Afsluitdijk, the dyke the closed down a sea and made it possible to reclaim land.

Next monday May 28th 2007 it is exactly 75 years ago that Queen Wilhelmina opened this connection. Probably this is the most photographed and filmed part of the Netherlands. So sit back, relax and learn all about this amazing part of our country! Continue reading Laura speaks Dutch 30: De Afsluitdijk and Noord Holland

Laura speaks Dutch 29: The Twelve Provinces

In this brand new episode I’m talking about the twelve provinces that actually make the Kingdom of Netherlands. On several provinces I’ll explain a little bit of the special happenings or characteristics. Follow the link to read the words and sentences you will learn.

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