Week 2 and 3

We didn’t have school this past week, not because of snow, not because of administrative days, but because of a traditional carnival that literally takes over the city.  It is absolutely crazy from an outsider’s point of view, everyone dresses up like Halloween for 5-6 days, and the otherwise modest Dutch people throw most rules [...]

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Week 1

Today is Wednesday, Febuary 3, 2010.  I have been the Netherlands now since January 23, 2010.  My initial thoughts of the country itself are mostly positive in nature.  Though different in many ways, I have developed a respect for the country and the dutch people.  The people are encouraging in many ways.  Almost everyone rides [...]

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