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The Magic of the Camino

In Culture, Europe, Inspiration, Jesse's Journal, Narrative Essay, Personal development, Spain, Travel Stories by Jesse Anderson0 Comments

This is part of a series on walking the Camino de Santiago. Solvitur ambulando — Latin: “It is solved by walking” We all have problems. As the world gets more complicated, problems don’t seem to get much easier to solve. One solution—or at least the first step to a solution—is a good walk. A walk may begin with a mind …

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Windmills in The Netherlands – Fotos & Facts

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For most people, thinking of the Dutch landscape conjures imagery of big old windmills. But do you know the purpose of these world famous windmills? The Dutch built the windmill and the windmill helped the Dutch build Holland. The Netherlands has a considerable amount of their land below sea level, hence €œNether-lands€. In fact, a few centuries back, much of that land …

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Getting around Amsterdam: you’ll likey the bikey

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3X Travel Tips: Cycling Amsterdam Anywhere you go in The Netherlands you are bound to see someone riding a bicycle, especially if you’re in Amsterdam. There are 1.3 bikes per citizen and over 400km of bike lanes, making it one of the most cycle-friendly cities in the world. Upon arriving in central Amsterdam, you’ll notice that the crowded, winding streets …