Episode 42: ZuidlarenFirst aired: Thursday, 10 September 2015 at 17.32 hours
There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to come under the spotlight. Similarly, the village Zuidlaren in the province Drenthe. The village is characterized by the nursery rhyme Berend Botje.
Zuidlaren has seven greens and therefore Zuidlaren is often seen as a green village. Along some of these greens is the Pieterpad.
Zuidlaren has a number of important statues. Berend Botje and Zuidlaren Monument. The statue Berend Botje refers to the eponymous children's song and the story does not end by Berend Botje today. The Zuidlaren Monument is a sculpture group in honor of the 800th Zuidlaren. Imagining literally steps into a boat and goes looking for the story behind Berend Botje.