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Winter road trip to Germany! The village of Monchau!

Winter road trip to Germany! The village of Monchau!

Sunday, May 01, 2022 2 min read

After the sunset mission we went back to the camper van! It felt very cold and the weather predictions told us that it would be very cold that night... minus 10 Celsius... Luckily i have a good heating but in a not so good isolated van it still is going to be a cold night! Sunrise! The trip would be sunset and sunrise, the sunset mission was also t

Winter photography mission to Monchau Germany!

Winter photography mission to Monchau Germany!

Friday, April 29, 2022 3 min read

In the beginnings of April there was a phenomenon that is called snow... The whole winter period we didn't have any but April fools day it finally came. I really thought it would be an April fools day joke of the weather institute but the day before it really looked like we would have some snow in the Netherlands! Here are the blog posts about the

Road trip to the black forest Germany! A camper van life trip!

Road trip to the black forest Germany! A camper van life trip!

Yes, eventual we also ended up in France, Luxembourg and Belgium! But first the German part of the trip! I wanted to go to the Black Forest for a long time now just because of the name! I didn't really do my research yet but it sounded cool and it was almost within range of my VW camper van!  And every forests is best viewed in autumn so I started

World War Waves! Atlantic wall NFT series!

World War Waves! Atlantic wall NFT series!

Traveling in my VW camper van along the entire length of the Atlantic wall! The German coastal defense line build in the second world war! From the far north of Norway till the most Southern part of the wall in France! But first... Mental health...! Story time! It's some kind of a secret but now it's time to "get my story out there" I am struggling

Costa Rica trough back!

Costa Rica trough back!

The Green machine! If you think of Costa Rica you only think green nature, epic animals and volcano's! So that was where this trip is going to be about! Our plane landed 7 o'clock in the evening so we decided to skip San José and book a hostel closer to the first part of the country that we would like to discover. The Hostel send us a cab and at th

Winter on the Wadden sea!

Winter on the Wadden sea!

In the Northern part of the Netherlands we have the Wadden Sea. That's an inland sea stretching from the southern part of Denmark all the way to the island of Texel in the Netherlands. Approximately 500 kilometers in length and about 20 kilometers wide. This sea is 3/4 part tidal area. That means a lot of mud flats, sandbanks and swampie like marsh

Drifting ice trip trough the Netherlands!

Drifting ice trip trough the Netherlands!

Friday, March 12, 2021 3 min read

We had a pretty good winter in the Netherlands this year. About ten days of frost and tree full days of snow fall. the snow lasted for that full week to. Normally if there is snow in the Netherlands it's gone the next morning.  The end of winter periode!  When it is starting to thaw after a longer forst period and the wind pics up a little there is

Winter in the Netherlands! Hiking on the Veluwe!

Winter in the Netherlands! Hiking on the Veluwe!

OMG people, it's been a while since my last post but what the heck did we have a micro winter here in the Netherlands. The prediction of snow was correct, that's not the strongest point of the Dutch weather authorities, predicting the weather correctly but it has been 2 weeks af snow and ice :D I started out camping in the woods in my VW california

My backyard National park Utrechtse Heuvelrug!

My backyard National park Utrechtse Heuvelrug!

This time a want to take you with me on a hike in my own backyard. If i step out my home, walk 50 meters and i am in the forest. I feel so privileged. And on day i looked out of the window, holding my coffee and saw the sun shining trough the trees. The sunrise wasn't really good that morning so i stayed in bed for that but suddenly there was a lay

National park Utrechtse Heuvelrug

National park Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Sharing my pictures of the Netherlands that i made during the lock-down of Covid-19 pandemic. Exploring nature on the National Park of Utrechtse Heuvelrug! In this episode I travel to part of the park that belongs to the town of Baarn! Baarnse Bos! (forest of Baarn) This is, geographic, the starting point  of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug national park!

Whait what?? I am still traveling during Covid!

Whait what?? I am still traveling during Covid!

...and i didn't realized it :p  Stupid me! Wen i am thinking of traveling it's to Asia or the America's but not in my own backyard. Almost every weekend or free day I am traveling in my VW camper van trough out the country. Taking pictures of the national parks in the Netherlands or neighbor country's like Belgium and Germany. Thats a lot of travel

Travel blog Peru Arequipa, Misti volcano through the Andes mountains Salinas height lands!

Travel blog Peru Arequipa, Misti volcano through the Andes mountains Salinas height lands!

Arequipa, the gateway to the highlands of Peru!  From Nazca we drove by bus to Arequipa, that city is located 2325 meters (7600 feet) above sea level and is a perfect city to do a little acclimatizing to get used to the height before you go in the the height lands of the Andes mountains! And time for laundry with the view of Misti volcano! The Mi