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!
In summer icebergs melt and due to this they collapse, creating the strangest shapes. This small one e.g. has to wave-like edges still above water, because the center melted. Between the two edges, real waves are caught playing with colors … Continue reading →
It had become evening and satisfied after a good dinner, I was ready for yet another adventure, actually one that had been on my mind for years. So I grabbed my stuff and returned into Ilulissat to the office of … Continue reading →
Ever wondered how icebergs look from above? Wonder no more. In Greenland The Wandelgek did this spectacular helicopter tour and the view over the Kangia icefjord was breathtaking … Before I journeyed to Greenland, there was always one thing in … Continue reading →
View over Greenland… The helicopter finally reaches the end of the 80 kilometres long Kangia icefjord, where it is only 200 to 300 metres deep. Large icebergs get stuck on the underwater moraine rubble and are pushed over and broken … Continue reading →
View over Greenland… The helicopter continues to follow the slow flow of the icebergs through the Kangia icefjord towards Disko Bay. In this part the icebergs drift even further apart and larger patches of dark water are visible in between… … Continue reading →
View over Greenland from above… This is where (in the very 1st seconds of the video) the helicopter flies over the edge of the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier, the most active iceberg producing glacier in the northern hemisphere. Then we proceed … Continue reading →
View over Greenland from above… This was the moment the chopper lifted off for another incredible flight over the glacier, along its edge and over the Kangia icefjord towards Disko Bay. Share this blog on:or even better Follow Wandelgek … Continue reading →
View over Greenland from above… The Sermeq Kujalleq glacier is the source of all the ice mountains drifting from the edge (seen in the vid) to Disko Bay. Share this blog on:or even better Follow Wandelgek on: