Kitesurfing in Scheveningen
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Kitesurfing in Scheveningen

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This panorama shows 3 jumpsequences made by the Dutch kitesurfer Eddy Lansink and was publiced as a print in the Acces Kitesurfmagazine.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Netherlands


A: The Hague - Beach Volley Circuit

di Marco den Herder, 90 metri di distanza

The Hague - Beach Volley Circuit

B: Boulderen aan Zee 2009

di C360.NL - Henri Smeets, 110 metri di distanza

BAZ, Boulderen aan Zee (Bouldering at sea). A recurring event for the climbing enthousiast. At the Be...

Boulderen aan Zee 2009

C: beach at the Hague

di Valentin Arfire, 320 metri di distanza

beach at the Hague

D: Netherlands Scheveningen Harbour

di Mark de Graaf, 420 metri di distanza

Netherlands Scheveningen Harbour

E: The Hague - EK Beach Soccer

di Marco den Herder, 510 metri di distanza

The Hague - EK Beach Soccer

F: Scheveningen Jetty Halfway

di Mark de Graaf, 540 metri di distanza

Scheveningen Jetty Halfway

G: hague - pier

di Valentin Arfire, 560 metri di distanza

hague - pier

I: The Hague - F.A.S.T THE HAGUE - 'I Love Hiphop'

di Marco den Herder, 590 metri di distanza

The Hague - F.A.S.T THE HAGUE - 'I Love Hiphop'

J: hague at the sea

di Valentin Arfire, 630 metri di distanza

hague at the sea

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Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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