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.
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Late in the afternoon at about 16.00 hrs I started another guided walk from Café Victor. This time the group was much smaller. 3 including our guide. We were now going for a walk towards the river delta which is … Continue reading →
Today was again a full hiking day. After an early breakfast at Café Victor, we started on our half day (4 hours) hike to the Eqip Sermia Glacier at about 8.30. This hike was going around the lagoon to get … Continue reading →
Glacier Lodge Eqi Imagine you’re standing on crags high above the ocean, the sun feels warm on your face, the wind is playing with your hair, when suddenly the air is split by a gigantic bang, like the sound of … Continue reading →
After the boat trip from Ilulissat to Eqi Glacier Lodge, we gathered outside of Café Victor (more about this later in my blog) and available cabins were divided. We had a lunch on the boat but I had skipped that completely … Continue reading →
Today The Wandelgek rose early from his bed in Hotel arctic and took a quick shower before joining at the breakfast table. After a great luxurious breakfast with lots of fish and seafruit, The Wandelgek went to his room where … Continue reading →
My last day in the Cotswolds started with a shower and a good sturdy hobbitlike breakfast, after which I left the White Heart Royal Hotel for a stroll through Moreton-in-Marsh. I was now looking for a final connection that I … Continue reading →
After my taxi ride through the Cotswolds I arrived at my last stop in the Cotswolds on its verge in Moreton-in-Marsh, where I stayed at the beautiful, welcoming The White Hart Royal Hotel. Above the window view from my Deluxe double … Continue reading →
The rest of my walk through the forest, I kept checking my map carefully. After a few hours of just trees and fern, I thought I saw a rooftop peaking throught the green world. Half an hour later I could … 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 →
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 →