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May 1, 2011

Almelo canal

The canal through the centre of the town retains its traditional towpath, although the route has now changed a little due to redevelopment of canalside property to residential rather than commercial use.

May 2, 2011

Almelo bus station meeting

In the middle of the bus station there is a meeting of statues.

May 3, 2011

Almelo new industry

Looking back toward the old wharf we see the new industry of the town.

May 4, 2011

Little fishy in the window

Theres a little fish looking out at the freedom enjoyed by his big brother dolphin outside.

May 5, 2011

Panic meter

Alterations to official signs are found everywhere.

May 6, 2011

Traders house

A typical former traders house, now converted to the offices of a law firm.

May 7, 2011

Statue in the garden

The garden grows around the statue in the grounds of a disused factory.

May 8, 2011

Almelo station

The concrete station typical of many in the area. Trains go from here to Rotterdam, Berlin and Hannover, as well as local routes to Enschede, Oldenzaal and many other places.

May 9, 2011

Hengelo station plaza

Between Almelo and Enschede is the town of Hengelo. A town most notable for its production of olympic class swimmers and being mentioned in a Tragically Hip song.

May 10, 2011

Hengelo park statue

A statue at the entrance to a park dedicated to the memory of Prince Bernhard.

May 11, 2011

Lara Croft larger than life

A mural on the side of a games shop.

May 12, 2011

Hengelo market

Like most towns in this area of Netherlands, Hengelo has a vibrant market culture.

May 13, 2011

Stravinsky Grand Cafe

Time for a coffee overlooking the market square.

May 14, 2011

Football bunting

In preparation for last years world cup there was a lot of excitement about the Dutch football team.

May 15, 2011

Roll cameras

A cast iron sign outside a camera shop.

May 16, 2011

Pictures of war

"vanaf vandaag wijd ik mijn leven aan de strijd voor de vrijheid van mijn volk" - "from today I dedicate my life to the struggle for the freedom of my people" - El Frente 9-9-78

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