Houten

Part 3. Water and Fruits Oct 12, 2014

In the previous part I mentioned the "Bike Town" award given to Houten a few years ago. This tiny geographical object has also won a number of other awards:

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Part 2. Bikes Sep 7, 2014

Holland is decidedly and prominently a bike-land. Any Dutch settlement features miles of bike paths, bike traffic-lights, special bike road marking, ubiquitous bike parkings and bike rental at every train station.

But our Houten seems to be in the lead here.

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Part 1. Train stations Aug 31, 2014

The summer is almost over, though I haven't seen much of it. It's been quite busy here, but in a positive sense.

Firstly, I've officially become a Netherlander. Secondly, I've changed job yet again, which I'll tell you about some other time. And finally, I've settled down and got stuck in Holland bought a house.

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