The Netherlands: Heavy thunderstorm above Zeist (Video)
Heavy thunderstorm above Zeist, the Netherlands. From tenth floor flat GERO. Camera: Marcus Kingma.
DUA FOR RAIN AND THUNDER
LIGHTNING & THUNDER IN ISLAM
Interview: Salaheddine speaks to Napoleon, former rapper of the Outlawz (Video)
Ex rapper and Muslim convert Napoleon visited the Netherlands and Belgium. Salaheddine interviewed him about Ghettos in America.
Lange Frans: ‘IS set up by the CIA “
By: Soufyan Bouharat
Dutch top-artist Lange Frans posted this morning critical Tweets about the interference of the Netherlands in the fight against Islamic State (IS). According to former rapper, The Netherlands should not interfere with the situation. “Do you know how to prevent attacks in the Netherlands; No war abroad. ”
The DJ of radio Slam FM thinks that the Netherlands shouldn’t interfere in the war with IS. They have nothing to find and to do with them: “To people we do not know, have done nothing to us and probably want to lead a normal life.”
Fighting jihad for Israel
Foreign fighters drawn from Europe and the US contribute to Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian territories.
Her name is Katie. She is from the Netherlands, and chose to serve in the Israeli navy instead of remaining in her country.
Will her government label her and the rest of the hundreds of Dutch youth serving in the Israeli military as jihadstrijders (jihad fighters), the name given to the hundred or so that went to Syria? Katie, a Dutch-
Israeli dual citizen, is after all a jihadist in occupied Palestinian lands.
The notion of Europeans and Americans serving in the Israeli army isn’t new. Before the creation of the state of Israel, thousands of western volunteers were recruited by the Zionist movement – in a process named Mahal or volunteers from abroad to take part in Zionist military operations in Palestine during the British Mandate.
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Demonstration against discrimination in The Hague, the Netherlands (IMAGE)
WORLD’S MOST POPULAR AND BEAUTIFUL GARDENS
Versailles Gardens, France
Paris has lots of famous attractions and Versailles Gardens are among them. Constructed in the 17th century, during the ministry of King Louis XIV (the Sun King), Versailles Gardens impress visitors with ornamental lakes, beautiful statues and numerous flower beds.
Palmengarten offers visitors a wide variety of plants, exhibited in several climatic zones. This quiet garden with a playground for kids and deck-chairs surrounded by trees is a perfect place for a family recreation. Amateur and professional photographers can find inspiration for new masterpieces.
Shalimar Garden, Pakistan
The construction of Shalimar Garden took only one year (1641-1642). The main attractions of this garden are 5 water cascades and 410 fountains.
Kew Gardens, England
Kew Gardens are a paradise for plant lovers, as they have over 50 thousand species of plants. Its famous Palm House Shelters have 10 climatic zones that allow enjoying the most exotic plants, including vanila orchids and baobab trees. If you happen to visit Kew Gardens pop over the Bonsai House exhibiting 150-year-old trees.
Jardin Majorelle, Morocco
A garden the construction of which took over 40 years is bound to impress and astonish. Jardin Majorelle with fabulous marble pools, thousands of multicoloured flowers, huge collection of cacti and over 15 species of birds, is one of the most popular attractions in Morocco. Visit Jardin Majorelle and you will never regret it!
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, Washington
This 40-room mansion surrounded by a huge green garden once belonged to the founder of General Foods, Marjorie Merriweather Post. Today, this quiet place is opened for visitors and it is a perfect place to enjoy the silence and have afternoon tea. Numerous flowers, monuments and singing birds will help forget about the vanity of a large city.
Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Scotland
The Garden of Cosmic Speculation is famous not for its numerous or exotic plant species. In fact, plants play the secondary role here, because Charles and Maggie Jencks, the creators of this place, wanted to demonstrate a unique combination of geometry, science, symmetry, strict lines and nature. Chess board alleys, diverse steel designs and unusual geometrical figures are harmonically combined with flowers and ornamental lakes. This unique place is opened for visitors only 1 day a year.
Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands
Keukenhof is the largest flower garden in the world. Visit the garden in spring and admire the beauty of stunning flower beds made of over seven million hyacinths, tulips and daffodils. Visitors are offered boat and bike tours and also delicious meals at local cafes and restaurants.
Butchart Gardens, British Columbia
Butchart is one of the most famous and beautiful gardens in the world. It is famous for its 300 thousand flowerbeds and a spectacular waterfall. One of the oldest ornamental gardens in the world is especially beautiful in spring, when all flowerbeds are in blossom.
Suan Nong Nooch Gardens, Thailand
Suan Nong Nooch is famous not only for its huge collection of orchids and palms. It is also the place where tourists can enjoy various shows, including Thai cultural and elephant shows. What can be more exciting that a cultural show in a gorgeous garden!
Yuyuan Garden, China
If you want to feel the atmosphere of the medieval China, just visit Yuyuan Garden. The garden which was constructed in 1550 takes visitors to the Middle Ages. Yuyuan Garden or the Garden of Contentment is always flooded with tourists and therefore is not the best place for a quiet rest.
TULIP FIELDS, NETHERLANDS
Tulips have long been one of the hallmarks of the Netherlands, and one of the main exports of the country. Every March, the fields just outside the Dutch capital Amsterdam turn from sandy patches into carpets of lime green sprouts. By the time the season is in full swing, the area is swathed in red, pink, purple, orange, and yellow blooms. The view really that reminds of The Wizard of Oz.