All about Netherlands: Travel guides, information, tips, photos, etc.
The fact that the name of the country juts out into the sea on maps of the world seems to be characteristic of a region which was reclaimed to a large extent from the sea. More than half of the Netherlands lies below sea level but despite this, none of the roughly 16 million inhabitants get wet feet.
What appears to be rather frightening at first glance also has a romantic side to it: where else can you go ice-skating along frozen canals for miles and miles in the winter? No other country has such... more