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11. VLOG #5: View over the Kangia/Ilulissat/Jakobshavn Icefjord

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10. Journey back in time to Sermermiut…

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Today started and ended as a sunny day full of blue skies. After another great breakfast at Hotel Arctic, which had become a real home to me in these days above the arctic circle, The Wandelgek went on a guided … Continue reading

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Final prove: Tolkien based Shire on Cotswolds!

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Leaving the Green Dragon Inn I love photographing toilets, specially when they have something special, remarkable or strange about them and … well let’s be honest, a toilet decorated with pictures of Claudia Cardinale fits that description 😉 After his … Continue reading

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1.04 Little red riding hood

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After a short while of walking, the forest got darker and The Wandelgek tried to follow the narrow wood trail, but it was overgrown by dark, green, creepy plants and at one moment he thought he saw poison ivy growing, … Continue reading

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Souvenir 006: Vietnamese fisherman, wood, eggshell, black paint, lacquer/varnish – Hoi An, Vietnam, 2008

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In the waters near Hoi An (a small fishing village in Central Vietnam), Fishermen use special techniques to catch fish. One of those techniques is to cast/throw a fishing net into the water. The way the net is cast/thrown spreads … Continue reading

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Deventer (the ultimate historic walk for history lovers in 4 parts)

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Deventer 1250 In the year 768 a missionary named Lebuïnus founded Deventer. This is now (2018) exactly 1250 years ago. In celebration of this event a lot of festivities are organized. Website: https://deventer1250.nl/ The Wandelgek decided to honour the city with … Continue reading

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9. Disney’s Frozen in real life!!! : Travelling between the icebergs of West Greenland at midnight…

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If, for a scientific experiment, you’d ask a large group of toddlers: “What color is the color of ice?” You’ll probably get an overwhelming group of toddlers answering: “White”. Maybe a few think of Italian gelato and mention pink or … Continue reading

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8. VLOG #4: Sailing at midnight in a frozen ice world #2

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“Let the whole world be as I am. Let winter rule always.” Quote from The Snow Queen by H.C..Andersen Sailtrip on a polar expedition ship, between the huge icebergs of the Kangia icefjords. This is the cradle of the largest … Continue reading

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7. VLOG #3: Sailing at midnight in a frozen ice world

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One of the most eye popping and jaw dropping experiences I ever had was when I set sail on a polar expedition ship towards the huge icebergs floating from the Kangia icefjord into Disco Bay at midnight. The arctic polarsun … Continue reading

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Where hobbits walk… – Walk through The Shire (Cotswolds 3)

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After a good night’s rest and a sturdy breakfast at the Green Dragon Inn in Cockleford, The Wandelgek started his 2nd walk through the Cotswolds, which would go through the Churn Valley… Elevation and level The walk was an approximately … Continue reading

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