All about cycling in the Netherlands

Dressing up for the occasion

The Dutch don’t dress up for cycling, they dress up for where they are going. That doesn’t become much clearer than when they cycle to Carnival festivities. Carnival will still … Continue reading

17 February 2015 · 9 Comments

Carnival in Oeteldonk

It’s that time of the year again that half of the Netherlands celebrates Carnival and the other half doesn’t. The North part of the country, historically the Calvinistic part, is … Continue reading

3 March 2014 · 1 Comment

Carnival of cyclists

The city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch (a.k.a. Den Bosch) is very well known in the Netherlands for its celebrations of Carnival. During Carnival the city is known under yet a third name: … Continue reading

20 February 2012 · 1 Comment

A Carnival of Cyclists

Originally a sharp religious division ran diagonally through the Netherlands. South-east of it lived Catholics and north and north-west of it lived Protestants. Nowadays almost 43% of the Dutch are … Continue reading

7 March 2011 · Leave a comment