Wooden shoes (or clogs), this is a typical product associated with the Dutch population. In a lot of countries around the world it is believed that Dutch people walk around in wooden shoes the entire day. As you can see wooden shoes come in different kinds and colours. Traditionally clogs were worn during heavy labour. Today the still serve as protective clothing in the agricultural environment.
With a population of only 2,600 and very little tourism, Giethoorn is the kind of picturesque, tranquil village most people can only dream of. Even its website says that "the loudest sound you can normally hear is the quacking of a duck or the noise made by other birds."
White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death
Netherlands - Amsterdam - Facts about Netherlands: Area: 41,785 sq km. Northwestern Europe occupying the Rhine delta; over 20% is below sea level. Population: 16,653,346. Capital: Amsterdam (administrative capital); The Hague (seat of government). Official language: Dutch (Nederlands), Frisian. Many also speak English. Languages: 38
ZEEWOLDE is a municipality and a town in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. It has a population of approximately 20,000. It is situated in the polder of Flevoland with the small lake called the Wolderwijd to the east. To the south is a large deciduous forest called the Horsterwold. The area to the west is principally agricultural.