In search of windmills at Kinderdijk

“God made the world but the Dutch created the Netherlands” is a popular old saying amongst the Dutch. Some 15km from Rotterdam is a village by the name of Kinderdijk. Here is where remains today the largest concentration of windmills in one place. Built in the 18th century, these 19 windmills played a part in keeping the Netherlands…

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Indonesian food: Sedap!

People often ask me if I miss Singapore. My answer typically starts with “not really, though I miss my family and friends, and also the food…” before I launch into a discussion about the absence of hawker centre and kopi tiam (coffee shop) in Europe and the lack of no frills, quality, reasonably priced Asian eating places…

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