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May 29, 2013 - Den Bosch

It was another nice weather day so another long bike ride was in order. We followed the fietspad to town and stumbled upon Kamp Vught National Monument, a World War II concentration camp. Over 31,000 people were held here during the war. It was quite moving to tour the monument. There are so many monuments, cemeteries and other reminders of the war here, something we don’t see back home. We rode to the town of Den Bosch where we enjoyed sitting at an outside café, sampling some local brew and watching the people in the town square. The real...

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May 28, 2013 - Jheronimus Bosch Art Center

Raining today so time for another museum. Den Bosch is named after Jheronimus Bosch, an artist who lived in the town from 1450 to 1516. His paintings depicted the struggle between good and evil and heaven and hell. His portrayal of hell and evil includes very gory scenes, strange looking animals, and other scary creatures that look like they came out of a modern day science fiction movie. His imagination was ahead of his time! We're both afraid we might get nightmares tonight.

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