Category Archives: Netherlands, Rotterdam

Rotterdam … the very modern Dutch city proudly showcasing a rather cheeky statue of Santa Claus

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Standing in Rotterdam’s main shopping district is a rather interesting Christmas centre-piece. It’s a large, bronze statue of Santa Claus holding a festive bell in one hand and an unusual suggestion for a stocking-filler in the other. Rotterdam is like a … Continue reading

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Rotterdam … more ‘Walk on By’ than ‘Walk of Fame’ for Europe’s bizarre answer to Hollywood Boulevard

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I am not particularly interested in maritime history, but I have to say I was rather fascinated by the Haven Museum‘s collection of historical vessels and old dock cranes permanently moored at Leuvenhaven in the heart of Rotterdam. I think it … Continue reading

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