This site ismeant to inspirepeopletogo on long distance hikes,long journeys and to try and understandpeoplefrom countries otherthan our own. Why? Thatwas best put in words byMarkTwain.
Onthissite you will findhundreds of blogsaboutthe many hikesandtravels of The WandelgekinTheNetherlands and Europe butalsofar beyond.TheWandelgekenjoys travelingto areaswhere tourismis still inits infancyandthattherefore are a purerexperience in terms of landscape, peopleandculture then ispossible afterthey’ve beenaltered byextensiveinfrastructural changes.
This is a YouTube playlist with favorite songs of The Wandelgek, which will be updated quite often. Enjoy this music on a roadtrip or during a long railway journey!
Below arehiking and travelblogsTheWandelgekwants to bring toyour attention, andthese will be updated regularly. To the rightyou’ll findnewblog entriesand if you use the search barto the rightorthe navigation menuyouwill certainly findwhat you are looking for. Have fun browsing around!
After a quick shower and breakfast at the Youth Hostel, I grabbed my backpack and went to the Railway Station, where I bought a one-way ticket to Moreton-in-Marsh, a small town in the Cotswolds. When I was about halfway I … Continue reading →
After having checked in to the Hotel Arctic, I decided to join a short introductory city walk through Ilulissat, to get some background information regarding this for me strange town, far above the arctic circle. How is life in such … Continue reading →
Now if you’re like me, a fanatic lover of Classic English Children’s books AND of old sagas and legends from times when they were spread across the world not in writing but in song and tale telling, you’re almost obliged … Continue reading →
After an early rise and a quick shower The Wandelgek packed his bags and left the room to check out. Then had a breakfast at the airport restaurant and checked in for his inland flight to Ilulissat. The Planes The … Continue reading →
After the impressive flight over Greenland and its immense inland icecap, The wandelgek wanted nothing more than hiking on that large piece of ice. But 1st things 1st. After arriving at Kangerlussuaq Airport he checked in at the Airport hotel … Continue reading →
My 2nd day in Oxford started with a brisk walk from the Youth Hostel towards the Town Center and passed Carfax Tower… The sole purpose of this second day was to explore sites where famous Classic Children’s books authors had … Continue reading →
Late in the afternoon, The Wandelgek left Deventer by railway, for the start of this long anticipated adventure on the edge of the wild… After arriving at Schiphol Airport, he needed to take care of a few last minute practicalities … Continue reading →
After my late afternoon visit to the Tavern Pub, I decided to take my camera and go on an evening sunset stroll through beautiful Oxford. This blog is more of a portfolio of the pictures I made. Bridge of Sighs … Continue reading →
After my train journey to Didcot Parkway, I needed to take the bus to Oxford, due to repairs on the railroad between Didcot and Oxford. Central Backpackers I arrived in Oxford at around 12 o’clock and checked in at the … Continue reading →