Sinterklaas

An unexpected encounter in the Dutch Bergen op Zoom. Simon was so shy he went hiding nearly the whole time.

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Singing Sinterklaas songs with his sister Neva

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Neva asked Simon to read the letter Sinterklaas left her. It was written in difficult cursive, I was surprised Simon could read it well.

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Waiting for Sinterklaas on the Grote Markt square in Antwerp on Sunday

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Mixing spices and making the traditional pepernootjes (spicy cookies that resembleĀ nuts)

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