Dutch Invade New York With Tulips, Windmills

The Dutch have landed in Manhattan — Again.

It was 400 years ago when they first arrived in New York harbor, and eventually established New Amsterdam. To celebrate the anniversary, the Dutch government has snuck back in and planted a windmill and village on the site of their former colony; add tiny canal houses and hundreds of wooden shoes.

They have come armed to the teeth: 2,000 pounds of gouda cheese, tulips and narcissi.



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