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Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas is weer in 't land ... Hier in de intocht in Utrecht.

 

Sinterklaas is back in the Netherlands again. This is NOT Santa Claus although there is a relation (no coincidence the names are similar).

This guy has got his own holiday on December 6th. Somewhere in november (today) he arrives from Spain in a steamboat. He rides a white horse called Amerigo, and he is accompagnied by black guys in colorful suits (Zwarte Pieten - Black Petes) who help him put presents in the chidrens' shoes.

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Taken on November 18, 2006