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The typical houses and the traditional costumes are reminiscent of the past. In the old days, the island was flooded quite regularly. For this reason, houses were built on stilts and on mounds. The dike, which was constructed in 1957, once more links the island to the mainland.

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"Markemeer Lake"
The Zuiderzee (South Sea) was formerly a shallow bay inlet of the North Sea into Northern Holland and the Dutch Decided in 1932 to erect huge dams and...
Written by machomikemd, 3 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"A Day in the Country"
To me it is always a pleasure to move out of the city and see something of the country side. Now our opportunity came with this very delightful tour. I...
Written by wise23girl, 6 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Out of Amsterdam city - lovely little towns"
If you have enough time to stay in Amsterdam, it is perhaps a good idea to rent a car for some time. I would suggest driving to some of the small towns...
Written by WanderingFinn, 10 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Handmade clogs - go watch how they make them!"
There are clogs on sale in almost every souvenir shop in Amsterdam, I guess. But it might be especially interesting to see how they are done (hand made)...
Written by WanderingFinn, 10 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Walking on Marken"
Marken is a former island, that is now connected to the mainland by a dam.It is a small fishermen's town with characteristic wooden houses.Other people...
Written by Pijlmans, 10 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Marken"
Visit the fishing village Marken. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking. Sample a few catch of the day while you're at it. Plenty of souvenir shops here.
Written by hassan_abu, 15 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Visit the fishing village of..."
Visit the fishing village of Marken. An interesting place on a former island at sea. Now it is in the middle of a freshwater lake and you can drive all...
Written by daarth, 16 years ago on Virtualtourist
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