Den Haag

May 13th

We try in at least three bike shops. No one can help. To order a new rechargeable batterie – not possible. Rainer uses his heavy bike now without the electric help – stressy but possible.

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The „Buitenhof“ is situated in the center of Den Haag, means the city grew around it since the 13th century. Here the Dutch parliament holds its meetings.

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Den Haag has its modern architecture but it misses the flair of Rotterdam.

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The Peace Palace houses the International Court of Justice and is often called the seat of international law.

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July 1999 seven flames from 5 continents were united to create the World Peace Flame.

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In 2004 196 nations joined together to create the World Peace Pathway. Each nation is represented by different stone.

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The World Forum is concert venue and convention center.

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Not very far stands a very tall statue of Nelson Mandela.

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The little fishermen village of Scheveningen has become the sea side resort of Den Haag.

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