"La Holandesa in SexBierum" Sexbierum by La_Holandesa

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SEXBIERUM..Whats in a name? hehe


It's not the sex, beer, rum only what you can get in sexbierum!! hehe
It's a beautiful town in the province friesland in the north of the netherlands/

Sexbierum is a small village in the north of the Netherlands. It has about 1800 inhabitants, together with the village Pietersbierum. Both villages have grown connecting each other, so most people see it as a double-village partnership.

Sexbierum is located some 7 kilometers north from both Harlingen and Franeker, two of the famous (?) eleven cities of Friesland, one of the two most northern provinces of the Netherlands.

The name is derived from Sixtus-buren, the place of the Saint Sixtus. After Saint Sixtus also the local church is devoted.
The Frisian name Seisbierrum is believed to be derived from Six-roadsides (Frisian: seis bjirmen), designating the six roadsides of a tri-way road: Sexbierum is located at a very ancient roadcrossing.

You can see the masts of ships when the sea is high and the boats came in near the dikes. And in winter is great to skate for many miles on the canals.

SEX & BEER & RUM...and berenburg!!! :o)

Friesland famous for the lakes, the ice skating and the élf steden tocht, the elven-city ice skate event, and the famous liquor i looove to drink : Berenburg !! :o)

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  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2008 at 3:36 AM

    Freud was right about our deep deep desires ;-)))

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2007 at 1:50 PM

    A great place for a VT Member Meeting!

  • Royboy1's Profile Photo
    Apr 8, 2006 at 2:58 PM

    Sexbierum is the birthplace of my grandparents who came to America in 1923. Any and all information on Sexbierum would be greatly appreciated.

  • Pablos_new's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2006 at 6:38 AM

    "not the sex, beer, rum only what you can get in sexbierum" - "Oh! Poor Sexbierumians!" ;-)))

  • ostia's Profile Photo
    Feb 2, 2006 at 2:08 AM

    In Leeuwarden I saw a bus heading Sexbierum. I was interested in the origin of name. Thank you for explanation!

  • VincentJJ's Profile Photo
    Feb 2, 2006 at 1:58 AM

    In witch order?? Sex, Bier, sex, rum, sex and eh,...sex??

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2005 at 10:21 PM

    Haha, an amazing place I bookmark !

  • ukirsari's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2005 at 5:57 AM

    hoping to visit friesland someday! yes, a bit busy with new job here >> but still remember you, anita! you want to have lemper and kretek bentoel? :)

  • nighthawk's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2005 at 2:03 PM

    haha yes those dutch village names! one gotta love em innit! like valom (drop dead), doodstil (quiet as the grave) and others eh! hope ur doing well and i do hope one of these days yr miata and my estate will meet! lol see yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

  • TedRico's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2005 at 10:15 PM

    Anita- thank you for your kind wishes. I love your insight and humour. Nice Mazda! :0)) Ted


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