Monday, July 14, 2014

Day One Hundred Thirty-Six

Netherland NL-590816 received 03-19-2011

Sent by: Bootjes
From: Noordwijk, Netherlands
ID number: NL-590816
Notes: Noordwijk aan Zee (or just Noordwijk) is a town in western Netherlands in an area known as the "Dune and Bulb Region".  It was founded in about 1200 A.D. as a fishing village.  Fishing was the primary industry until the 19th century, when the beaches began to draw larger numbers of tourists.  The beaches are popular in the with swimmers and sunbathers in the summer, and in the cooler months, with kitesurfers.

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