Brugge, Belgium Have always wanted to go here! Have a friend that makes lace and loves to watch the world's best lace makers in action in Brugge. Maybe I'll just hitch a ride and soak up the charm of the place!
Over 200,000 Huguenots are thought to have fled France in the years after 1685, ending up in places as far afield as North America, South Africa, Germany, Russia Switzerland, Holland, England, Canada, & Ireland
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