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The concept of ‘shared space’ in traffic safety

Did you know that Hans Monderman (1945-2008) from Friesland designed the concept of 'shared space' in traffic safety? This is based on the theory that...
Windmill 'Sweachmermolen' in Boornzwaag (Friesland)

Windmill ‘Sweachmermolen’ in Boornzwaag (Friesland)

Under restoration; the thatched roof is being renewed.
Serious Request

Serious Request 2013 in Leeuwarden

Did you know that tonight three popular radio deejays are being locked up in a glass house in Leeuwarden to collect money for charity? The...
Did you know that back in the days in Hindeloopen you could recognize a married woman by the knot of their kerchief on their left side, close to her heart? If her husband was at sea and you tried to mess around with her, they would place you in the pillory.

How to recognize married women in Hindeloopen

Did you know that back in the days in Hindeloopen (Friesland) you could recognize a married woman by the knot of their kerchief on...