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April 1, 2011

Oldenzaal station

To the north of Enschede is the small town of Oldenzaal, the smiling face of Twente.
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April 2, 2011

Party at the derelict building

This building may look derelict but also appears to be in daily use, with bunting indicating a recent party.
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April 3, 2011

Memorial

This collection of stones at the roadside gives the air of a memorial.
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April 4, 2011

Oldenzaal hospital

This ornate building is still the hospital, now a satellite for Medisch Spectrum Twente in Enschede.
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April 5, 2011

Water tower

Opposite the hospital is a water tower.
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April 6, 2011

Weaver memorial

All around the town are small statues remembering the importance of textiles to the growth of the town.
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April 7, 2011

Spinner

Opposite the weaver is a spinner, preparing the thread to be woven.
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April 8, 2011

OCV de Oelewappers

A statement of thanks from the people of Oldenzaal to the Oelewappers for 33 years of the annual carnival.
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April 9, 2011

Pharmacy

There are many buildings with artwork on them, this pharmacy is one of the first buildings you see as you enter the town centre from the bus station.
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April 10, 2011

De Kadolsterman

Carnival Prince, 1954-1998.
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April 11, 2011

Jewellers bells

Many jewellers show their clockmaking past by having chiming clocks outside their shops.
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April 12, 2011

St. Plechelmus

Outside St. Plechelmusbasiliek sits St Plechelmus himself.
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April 13, 2011

Bike meet in the market square

Bicycles are a vital part of the Dutch culture - you can't go anywhere without seeing them, here and extended family are regrouping before continuing their sunday ride.
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April 14, 2011

Jan Kip Trofee

Another carnival tribute.
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April 15, 2011

Deer

Outside the stables of an old hunting lodge in the town is a statue of a deer.
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April 16, 2011

Modern church

Although the old church in the market square is still in use, there is another recently build not far from the centre.
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April 17, 2011

Oldenzaal town museum

The town museum is in one of the historic buildings in the town centre.
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April 18, 2011

Johann Sebastian Bachplein

Opposite the town museum, outside Michgoriushuis, stands another statue.
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April 19, 2011

Merchant house

Classic Dutch merchant house architecture can be seen everywhere across the country.
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April 20, 2011

Party time

Even the statues here have a taste for Grolsch.
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April 21, 2011

I can see you

An abandoned opticians building in the town centre.
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April 22, 2011

Warrior statue

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April 23, 2011

Flat Lines

Whereever you go there are buildings that somehow stand out from their surroundings.
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April 24, 2011

War memorial

Next to the station there is a war memorial, remembering those who died in WW2.
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April 25, 2011

Old clock tower

On the corner of a new block is the preserved remains of an old clock tower, now a piece of art.
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April 26, 2011

Riël Klumper

Riël Klumper is a riding and outdoor shop on the road into Almelo town centre.
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April 27, 2011

Almelo harbour

Near the town centre there is an old harbour, now disconnected from the canal system and with a restaurant in the centre.
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April 28, 2011

Nielz Cafe/Bar

Lunch by the market square at Nielz Cafe/Bar.
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April 29, 2011

Canal art

This piece of art featured on the front of much of the official literature about the town.
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April 30, 2011

Proeflokaal België

België bar is a small belgian bar on the canalside near the market square.
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