New Years in The Hague (Or: Lines for oliebollen)

On the way through Centrum this afternoon, I just had to stop and take a photo of the line of people waiting to buy oliebollen, which is sort of like a doughnut. (Actually the Wikipedia article for oliebollen says that it was the inspiration for doughnuts, so there you go.) They are usually covered in powdered (confectioner’s) sugar.

Now that is a long line! When I left for work this morning I wondered why they needed five people working this stand. Now I know why!

Marco and I are now at Roger’s to spend the night. There are basically fireworks going off every second somewhere… It it also important to get to where you need to be a bit early, as the trains have their last run at 8pm and the buses/trams around 8:30 due to how crazy it can get with fireworks in this country. Oh and yeah maybe the transport workers want a holiday too. πŸ˜‰

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2 thoughts on “New Years in The Hague (Or: Lines for oliebollen)

  1. Johan Steenbakkers

    Ha Niki, Ook Petra en ik stonden daar vandaag om oliebollen te kopen. Toen kwam een man vragen: What van you het and is it for free? De mensen zeiden: oliebollen. Hij weer: Are they that good?

    Fijne avond, Johan

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    • Haha dat is leuk. πŸ™‚ Ik heb ook 3 appelflappen in de laatse 3 dagen gegeten. Ze waren heel zoet maar heel lekker!

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