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Meanings of the position of the sails

Did you know that when you see the sails of a windmill at a standstill, the position of the sails have a meaning? When the...
tulips Heavenly Holland

17th century tulip mania

Did you know that a tulip mania took place in the Netherlands in the 17th century? Some species of tulips costed more than a...
The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful spring flowers. Every spring the outdoor garden of Hortus Bulborum is a feast for the eyes and a pleasure for the nose.

Hortus Bulborum: Unique spring flower garden

The Hortus Bulborum is the only bulb garden in the world with more than 4,000 different varieties of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other colorful...