Posts Tagged: "Wadden"

Exploring the Dutch waddenisland Texel

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Exploring the Dutch waddenisland Texel November 29, 2019 Texel is the largest of the Dutch waddenislands. For me it has less of an island character then the other islands due to the size and the presence of cars and roads. Still I like to come to Texel. The island has...

Exploring the Netherlands: Expedition Rottumeroog

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Exploring the Netherlands: Expedition Rottumeroog October 24, 2019 I went on a real expedition in my own country. I love the Dutch Wadden Islands. Every year I visit a few of them. But one island, I had never been to before: the uninhabited island of Rottumeroog. This island belongs to...

6 reasons to visit the island Ameland part 2

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6 reasons to visit the island Ameland part 2 November 16, 2018 About 2 years ago I wrote a travelblog about the Dutch waddenisland Ameland: 6 reasons to visit the island Ameland in Holland. This month I spent another week at this island: time for another blog. Here are 6...

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...

Island time: the Dutch Waddenisland Vlieland

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Island time: the Dutch Waddenisland Vlieland April 13, 2018 The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul For me Wyland’s sentences are a perfect capture of my time at the beach. I was so fortunate to spend this weekend at the Dutch Waddenisland...

Island rhythm: wadden island Vlieland, a photo diary

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Island rhythm:  wadden island Vlieland, a photo diary June 1, 2017 Finally I’m back! Vlieland, my refuge in a hectic life. Everything about a visit to this wadden island radiates peace. The trip with the ferry gives me the feeling that I’m leaving the world behind. It’s easy to leave...

Seal watching boat trip in Vlieland Holland

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Seal watching boat trip in Vlieland Holland May 17, 2016 The Wadden island Vlieland in Holland is one of my favorite destinations. I love to watch sunrises and sunsets at the peaceful beach. There is a lot to do on this small island, but the best activity is a seal watching...

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The Dutch Sahara: exploring Vlieland

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The Dutch Sahara: exploring Vlieland June 20, 2015 The ‘Dutch Sahara’ is how the islanders call the Vliehors, the extreme point of Vlieland with its idyllic ‘drowning cottage’. Vlieland is one of the six islands of the Dutch coast. I have been on the Vliehors before, years ago. Now my dog...