rschenkhuizen Dordrecht, with its 118 782 inhabitants, is the fifth municipality in the Dutch province of South Holland. The urban agglomeration Drechtsteden where Dordrecht part, with approximately 280,000 inhabitants is the 9th of the Netherlands. The city is the place where the Merwede splits into the North and the Oude Maas. The city of Dordrecht Dordrecht covers the entire island. The residents call their city of Dordrecht often Dordt 4h

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rschenkhuizen The indoor shopping mall Zuidplein is one of the most important works by Rotterdam architect Hermanus Dirk Bakker (August 28, 1915 - October 12, 1988) and was at that time a very modern concept. At the shopping center was built from 1962 to 1972 in a largely undeveloped area between the subway overpass and a number of wide roads. However, the new church had to be demolished. In 1972 the mall was opened by Mies Bouwman. At that time, a part of the Zuidplein still out shopping stalls. Between 1993 and 1995 the mall was expanded eastward by about 11,000 by architects Bakker & Partners ism Chiel Verhoeff. Between 1999 and 2003 the interior was renovated without significant expansion by JHK Architects from Utrecht collaboration Greig + Stephenson Architects of London. The chaotic main square was made quieter by replacing the maze of old kiosks with two new kiosks. Another important procedure was the installation of a camera system 53 fixed cameras, eleven cameras with zoom and tracking capabilities, and infra-red detectors for the evening security. Furthermore, computer systems installed to visualize all this data, edit and save. Early 2005 trials are held in the mall with a system for automatic face recognition. With this system, offenders are quickly and automatically recognized in the crowd. In mid-2007 are 27 cameras positioned around Zuidplein, most controllable cameras. At the same time, cameras are placed on and around the Dordtselaan 5h

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rschenkhuizen Maassilo is a former grain silo engraanelevator in Rotterdam Maashaven Wherein a nightclub is located.
The oldest part of the largely uitgewapend partly concrete silo was completed in 1911 and contained when 128 silos with a total capacity of 20,000 tons graan.In 1930 came a second part ready, next to the oldest part, and in 1951 took a final extension place.
In 1986, 70 people were working at Maashaven Silo BV, but that number subsequently dropped by EC measures designed to encourage the use of European grains, reducing the demand for it was in the port of Rotterdam relied grain.
Around 2000 it was decided to move the grain storage to a newer part of the harbor. Since 2004, the Maassilo is used as a nightclub and event venue, initially (until end 2006) by disco know tea & Wow.
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rschenkhuizen The Market Hall in Rotterdam is a residential and commercial building with indoor market hall, located between the streets Binnenrotte, Hoogstraat and Blaak. The opening took place on October 1st 2014 by Queen Máxima. In addition to an indoor market houses the complex 228 apartments, 4600 m²winkelruimte, 1600 m² catering and eenparkeergarage for more than a thousand cars. 2d

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rschenkhuizen The Vrolijkheid is an approximately 1,000 hectare area of ​​the Biesbosch. It is located on the southern part of the island of Dordrecht.
The Vrolijkheid is at the Hollands Diep and the New Merwede next deMoerdijkbrug south of Dordrecht. Accessible from the A16, exit 20 's Gravendeel, via the N3 direction Vrolijkheid.
The Vrolijkheid consists of several "plates" as the Janus Plate, Noorderelsplaat, High Rush Plate, Tong Plate, and lowermost Upper Beversluis plate, cake plate. There is also the area's Corner Storm and the waters Lepelaarsgat, Noorderdiep and Zeehondengat.
In Dordrecht is the Biesboschcentrum Dordrecht owned Nature and Recreation Board, the Biesbosch.
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rschenkhuizen The Roparun ("Rotterdam Paris run") is a non-stop relay race since 1992 held between Rotterdam and Paris. In the Pentecost weekend, from Saturday afternoon to Monday afternoon, participants must cover a distance of about 520 kilometers. Until 2004, participants walked from Rotterdam to Paris, but since 2004 started the run in Paris and the finish on the Coolsingel in Rotterdam. Due to its maximum capacity of 275 teams on the trail is organized a second run in 2012 from Hamburg, which also starts and after about 560 kilometers also finishes at the Coolsingel.
Right from the first year is to get money the main purpose of this sporting achievement. The money is intended to finance projects for the lives of cancer patients to be as good and pleasant as possible. "Life add to the days where often no more days can be added to life" is the slogan of the Foundation Roparun.
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rschenkhuizen Maassilo is a former grain silo engraanelevator in Rotterdam Maashaven Wherein a nightclub is located.
The oldest part of the largely uitgewapend partly concrete silo was completed in 1911 and contained when 128 silos with a total capacity of 20,000 tons graan.In 1930 came a second part ready, next to the oldest part, and in 1951 took a final extension place.
In 1986, 70 people were working at Maashaven Silo BV, but that number subsequently dropped by EC measures designed to encourage the use of European grains, reducing the demand for it was in the port of Rotterdam relied grain.
Around 2000 it was decided to move the grain storage to a newer part of the harbor. Since 2004, the Maassilo is used as a nightclub and event venue, initially (until end 2006) by disco know tea & Wow.
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rschenkhuizen Rotterdam 2015
The track competition is underway at the Shell Eco-marathon Europe, the 30th anniversary event of the ultimate energy efficiency drive uitdaging.Shell CEO Ben van Beurden marked teams at the start of two days of driving the challenges, the last to be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The competition The new location is official: London will organize Shell Eco-marathon Europe in 2016.
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rschenkhuizen NEW LION STAY
Around the former Lotus Serre be gradually forms the new lion sanctuary visible. It promises to be spectacular inside and out, both lions and visitors. In Blijdorp attends the highly endangered Asiatic lion, a cousin of the African lion.
Across the vast building is a new restaurant in the former Lotus Greenhouse: the "Gate of Asia". Here you start soon from the Oceanarium your trip through Asia. In the area around it, where among others attended the first okapi, creates a large Asia / Africa region for lions and mhorrgazellen. The opening of this will summer 2015
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rschenkhuizen MSC Crociere and MSC Cruises is eencruisemaatschappij and the cruise division of Mediterranean Shipping Company. MSC Cruises is headquartered in Geneva. MSC Crociere is 1987ontstaan ​​by purchasing Starlauro, which operated a cruise ship. The company mainly focused on the Mediterranean, but also sail from the Netherlands (Amsterdam and IJmuiden) to various destinations.
From the beginning focused on affordable cruises MSC Crociere and was one of the first companies to pounce on this segment. Today, the company focuses not only on affordable cruises, but also on cruises in a luxurious segment: MSC Yacht Club.
MSC Cruises sails throughout the year in deMiddellandse Sea and offers seasonal itineraries in Northern Europe, the Atlantic, Caribbean and Antilles, South America, the Indian Ocean, South and West Africa. The company is wholly owned European. It has 12,000 employees worldwide and has offices in 45 countries. The Dutch office is located in Hoofddorp
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rschenkhuizen Prairie dogs are social animals that live in one area together in multiple family groups: the so-called prairie dog village. These villages are located underground, where each family has its own entrance with multiple rooms. Fresh grass is most used in food. Once there was a single underground 'city' with around 400 million inhabitants and an area the size of Netherlands in the state of Texas. 1w

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rschenkhuizen A zebra is a horse like (family: Equidae) coming from the central and southern Africa. The animals are known for their black and white stripes. Commonly seen are very social animals. Zebras live with different harems together in a larger herd. Man has never really managed to tame them, unlike totpaarden and donkeys, their close relatives. Their panic instinct in danger proved hard to break. The zebra is a herbivo 1w

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rschenkhuizen The Oceanarium is the "water continent" vanDiergaarde Zoo in Rotterdam.
On 27 June 2001, the Oceanarium was officially opened. However, it was already about to see a year earlier to the public. This is because when there was no money to temporarily stay the last to achieve (the Falklands for the penguins and the Galapagos, the Galapagos Giant Tortoises), a year later it was down.
In the Oceanium you go on a journey through the oceans. In addition, you also go back to a piece of land again, where some land animals from Central America and desert animals in the "Sea of ​​Cortez" can be seen. The Oceanarium has include a shark tunnel, whale exhibition, public laboratory, coral reef, kelpwoud rock and a bird named Bass Rock.
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rschenkhuizen There are five different types of prairie dogs. The best known is the black-tailed prairie dog. The black-tailed prairie dog is the only species that can be legally kept as pets. Prairie dogs are covered by the family squirrels. The natural habitat of prairie dogs is the prairies of North America. There prairie dogs live in groups, which usually consist of one adult male and one or more adult females with their young until the age of two years. Often live several families in one area. This is called a prairie dog colony. 2w

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rschenkhuizen The moon jelly (Aurelia aurita) can be 10 to 40 cm. Around the middle of the body (including the screen, the umbrella or bell) shall be four round or more or less crescent-shaped structures visible ('ears'); These are the genitals 2w

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rschenkhuizen Kralingen is a former municipality in the Netherlands province of South Holland and now in Rotterdam district. Kralingen was added in 1895 at Rotterdam and is now part of the district Kralingen-Crooswijk. At the edge of the Kralingen Kralingen is surrounded by the Kralingse Bos. Kralingen is a district with four neighborhoods with names like Kralingen-West Kralingen Oost, Struisenburgen De Esch. 2w
  •   kristinawatikristinawati What a beautiful and peaceful place to live in...I hope one day I can visit Kralingen :).... 2w
  •   dolitomy Hermosa postal! Me encantó! 2w
  •   rschenkhuizen I want to show you Kralingen and if you want I can show you more beautiful things in the Netherlands. Can you show me then Indonesia @kristinawatikristinawati 2w
  •   kristinawatikristinawati @rschenkhuizen That"s very kind of you..I really appreciate your very kind offering...I have to save to be able to go to Europe :)...yes..if you go to Indonesia you will find many intetestings things, Indonesia is very very wide, many ethics, races, cultures,local languages and more than 13.000 islands 1w
  •   kristinawatikristinawati So..I wonder if I can show you Indonesia...but if you visit here you will not be dissappointed..i m sure :)..please come and explore the beauty of my country...and our people also very friendly.... 1w
  •   gazar62 Fabulous! 1w
  •   rschenkhuizen Thank you @gazar62 1w

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rschenkhuizen The spectacular ship MSC Orchestra was one of the newest ships of MSC Cruisesgelanceerd on 14 May 2007. MSC Orchestra is the second ship in the "Musica class", with a perfect blend of design, comfort and safety. Airy open spaces and MSC Cruises' signature Italian style make MSC Orchestra a stylish pioneer for future projects and designs vancruiseschepen.
Let aboard the luxury cruise ship MSC Orchestra dazzled by the wide range of entertainment facilities. Go jogging on a special track, take a rejuvenating Turkish bath, dine at the Chinese restaurant Shanghai, relax in the Savannah Bar with exotic animal prints or sumptuous Purple Bar or enjoy Hollywood glamor in the chic Zaffiro Bar. Try your luck at the Palm Beach Casino, dance until dawn in the disco or enjoy a show in hetCovent Garden Theatre, with a program of musical entertainment shows.
MSC Orchestra total of 16 counts cover with sauna and whirlpool, a wide choice of restaurants and pizzerias cozy for the whole family. Children can play in the play Jungle Adventure, while teenagers will feel at home in the Teen's Club.
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