10 February 2014
On the Saturday, we travelled north to Lelystad, the namesake town of Cornelis Lely. Lely is known for his plan to enclose and partly drain the Zuiderzee (the former “south sea”), creating the province of Flevoland, of which Lelystad is the capital.
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An attempt to remap Europe and claim back the lost territories of the North Sea
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