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Dauwtrappen: Kicking the Dew

The healthy yet odd custom fourty days after Easter

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Dutch "Dauwtrappen" tradition is one of the most peculiar. According to it, you are supposed to wake up before the dawn and go for a walk or a bike ride. The tradition might not be as popular nowadays as it used to be, but it is still widely kept even if not "before the dawn". Organize yourself, therefore, for a nice walk in the morning of Ascension Day that occurs 40 days after Easter Sunday. Get some healthy vibes and good mood for the rest of the day. Moreover, if you happen to kick the dew in Enschede, you might as well stay for the Green Vibration festival occurring annually on this day.

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