#1365 – Bendera Susu Bendera*

Note: the content of this post only makes it relevant for me to write in Bahasa Indonesia. So I am sorry for the inconvenience (if any 🙂 ). *** Kurang lebih tiga setengah tahun yang lalu, di kali pertama aku pergi ke Den Haag (aku baru saja pindah ke Belanda waktu itu; yang mana artinya kira-kira…

#1202 – Holland ≠ The Netherlands

ENGLISH I have heard (and read) many people use the words “Holland” and “the Netherlands” interchangeably as if the two words are equivalent. However, they are not. The name of the country is the Netherlands, which consists of twelve provinces. Two of them are Noord-Holland (North Holland) and Zuid-Holland (South Holland). Hence, the name “Holland”…