Hotel the Roskam (where they say Mata Hari stayed)

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Margaretha Geertruida Zelle

This is Hotel the Roskam in Rheden. This hotel is trying to achieve 6 stars! This is very much. I think they have to work very hard for it to achieve this. (after visiting two times last month, there is not a good management in this hotel. They don't write down the appointments they make with you, so there is a lot going wrong here!) Just to let you know! I was here because of an reception. Our Carnaval's society has it 44th jubilee. I don't know if you have ever seen people looking like this. But these are the official suits that they wear during the Carnaval. In february or march we celebrate carnaval for almost 4 days.

Mata Hari means in Malay Eye of the day Margaretha Geertruida Zelle was her dutch name. She was born in Leeuwarden.

This is the Fungus! Red with white dots on it!
In 1917 she was sentensed to death because of high treason for the Germans. This is interesting, her files will be opened in 2017. By than the world will really know if she was a spy or not.

When i was about 5 or 6 years old, i could remember a very nice place somewhere between Arnhem and Zutphen. There was a cute fungus, in this case a big one! They sold icecreams!!! Whenever we went to my place of birth Lochem we stopped here for an icecream. (only in the summer). And is was not that the ice was so amazing, no just ordinary ice. But the way they sold it! For the dutch people it is more special i think, because we have a song about this kind of fungus. (kabouter prikkebeen sitting and swaying on the fungus, the fungus broke and the gnome felt down with a smack!!!)

YantiSoeparno says:
Interesting story, Gejah. I want to know more about Mata Hari. By the way, Matahari is an Indonesian word too, means the Sun.
Posted on: Dec 21, 2008
IndoMaluku says:
We stayed here on our wedding night :D.
Btw, Mata means 'eye' and Hari means 'day', and Matahari means 'sun' (Eye of the day!!;))
Posted on: Nov 25, 2008
Vikram says:
New picture of yourself! Very nice! And goo review. I had no idea that's what Mata Hari means.
Posted on: Nov 25, 2008
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Margaretha Geertruida Zelle
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle
This is the Fungus! Red with white…
This is the Fungus! Red with whit…
The Roskam in the earlier days
The Roskam in the earlier days
Hotel the Roskam
Hotel the Roskam
Hotel the Roskam
Hotel the Roskam
The roskam
The roskam
Carnaval. Prins and Prinses from T…
Carnaval. Prins and Prinses from …
The prins and prinses of our carna…
The prins and prinses of our carn…
Members of het dweilorkest the …
Members of "het dweilorkest" the …
All the Grand dukes and dukes.
All the Grand dukes and dukes.
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my mother a member of the Duitenkl…
my mother a member of the Duitenk…
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photo by: JP-NED