Neeltje Jans – or how Holland recovers after calamities

De Deltawerken - Neeltje JansEvery nation has a calamity that makes even later generations mumble with fear and cold admiration. Fear for the hazard and admiration for the restorers and for the overall bounce back phenomenon, which inevitably happens after this type of events. The Dutch people have Watersnoodramp (“water ordeal disaster”) – The 1953 North Sea flood. Read More