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Pictures of my Holland trip
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Gerrit    Posted 01-06-2005 at 22:05:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
The pictures of my Holland trip are now online.
Don't expect beautiful photos of Amsterdam, it's only family members ( and 1 family dog :-)

Anyway, If you're interested, go to my website:
Gerrit's corner of the internet

and click on "Holland 2004" in the menu..


Peanut    Posted 01-07-2005 at 07:03:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hey Gerrit,

Nice looking family. We'll have to teach you how to decorate a Christmas tree though :^)

I like the site and the pictures.


Gerrit    Posted 01-07-2005 at 07:22:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
Are you sure you wanna go there?? Do you know my older sister??? LOL
Every year she selects a certain "style" for her tree and buys her decoration stuff in special shops..


OK OK    Posted 01-07-2005 at 07:30:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'll leave it alone. LOL

- Peanut


kendra    Posted 01-07-2005 at 14:05:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I have a problem ;canyou answer a question i have?I hatch a chicken with a cord around it's leg what is it ? it was yellow.


deadcarp    Posted 01-06-2005 at 23:13:01       [Reply]  [No Email]
looks like you had a good time and so did the rest - i was thinking about holidays - is there a kinda special one in holland?

like in melbourne aus they have moomba - (in aborigine it means the part you sit on)- sorta a crazy days excuse to party.

here we have st urho's day (aka finlander spawning season) both happen in march.


Gerrit    Posted 01-07-2005 at 07:12:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mornin' DC,

We have a couple of special holidays, yes. The most sigificant is Queensday - April 30th. The birthday of the queen is celebrated and all over the country it's party. Traditionally that day is a "free market" day, meaning that anybody can sell anything on the street without license or permit. In Amsterdam this is big and I mean really big. Hundreds of thousands of people come to Amsterdam to sell all kinds of stuff, prepare and sell food, life music everywhere - Party! Many people wear orange clothes ( orange is he color of the Dutch royal family )Queensday attracks lots of foreign visitors from all over the world.

Here's a picture site of an American professional photographer about Queensday 2004
Queensday

Dutch all over the world celebrate Queensday.
Here's the Dutch Club of Puerto Rico's Queensday Party:
Dutch Club Pictures


Gerrit    Posted 01-06-2005 at 22:06:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hmm.. the link didn't come through..


toolman    Posted 01-06-2005 at 22:19:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
nice pictures gerrit, you have a beautiful family there also, again your a lucky man.


Gerrit    Posted 01-06-2005 at 22:22:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hey toolman,

Thanks! Yeap, I feel very lucky. I've got a great family back home in Holland AND here in Puerto Rico

How are you doing? Your back better? Lots of snow?


toolman    Posted 01-06-2005 at 23:02:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
today was farily nice here snowin some but warm but they say there is a dandy storm headin our way, grover is into it now i think. just been watching the news and if i decide to invest in something again it will be bodyshops in alberta and vancouver, it,s a riot watching the folks in vancouver drive in snow , they hardly ever get any, and the calgarians just don,t slow down no matter what it is like out.lol


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