Posts Tagged: "nature"

Wildlife watching: a quest for the Dutch ‘Big Five’

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Wildlife watching: a quest for the Dutch ‘Big Five’ July 25, 2018 On safari in Africa you would prefer to see all large wild animals up close. The five largest animals, the lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino are called the ‘Big Five’. Of course these animals do not occur...

Exploring nature reserve the Millingerwaard in the Netherlands

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Exploring nature reserve the Millingerwaard in the Netherlands June 22, 2018 The Millingerwaard is a Dutch nature reserve located in the Gelderse Poort, the river area of ​​the Rhine and the Waal east of the line Nijmegen-Zevenaar. The Millingerwaard was created during the last ice age, about 21,000 years ago,...

Exploring cities; looking for city nature

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Exploring cities; looking for city nature December 15, 2016 The last 16 months I visited some big European cities. The more cities I explore, the more I realize I am not a city person. I love sightseeing and visiting museums. I also love to dive into the city’s history and...

Exploring nature reserve Munnikenland in The Netherlands

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Exploring nature reserve Munnikenland in The Netherlands October 19, 2016 You don’t always have to go far to enjoy nature. I work at Loevestein Castle, a medieval castle that is a museum now. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful nature reserve, called Munnikenland. Every lunch walk I take a...

Vlieland: the best sunrises and sunsets

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Vlieland: the best sunrises and sunsets in the Netherlands September 17, 2015 One of the things I love most, travelling and at home, is watching sunrises and sunsets. For me most special are sunrises at sea. I love the dreamtime between dark and the first rays of light. That magical...

Tiengemeten: nature in The Netherlands

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Tiengemeten: nature in The Netherlands August 14, 2015 Tiengemeten is the last island in the Haringvliet. The Haringvliet was historically the gateway from the North Sea to the ports of Dordrecht, Rotterdam and Delft. From 1805 to 1939 ships returning from the East anchored for a few months in quarantine at...

What I love about travelling

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What I love about travelling August 6, 2015 I love to travel without expectations and with an open mind. Exploring nature, meeting people, learning about different cultures. Questioning and discovering as much about the world and life as I can. Being open for what unfolds on my path. And I...