Nature

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Nature. I’m not really sure where the city ends and nature starts. But here you will probably find things which grow by themselves instead of being constructed by man.

Naardermeer

The Naardermeer (Lake Naarden) is one of the oldest private natural parks of the Netherlands. Amsterdam wanted to fill this area with garbage, but now it is a vital refuge for all sorts of birds.

‘t Hoge Gooi

A Sunday morning walk from station Naarden-Bussum to the forests and heaths in the more Northern part of ‘t Gooi

Four Heaths

A special walk starting at station Naarden-Bussum; a walk over four heaths. It should have been five, but it was quite cold. So, another time I’ll give you all five of them around my village! In order; Tafelberg-, Blaricummer-, Wester- and Bussumerheide.

Landgoed de Beek

A Sunday Morning walk around my new village Bussum towards Landgoed de Beek, an estate next to the village. As you can see, the village is built on a bit hilly area with little brooks and lakes. And I have the feeling I really live in the smallest apartment in […]

Going Around Bloomingdale

Another hike through the Kennemerduinen close to Haarlem. Starting in Santpoort Noord through the dunes to the beach, over the beach to Bloemendaal aan Zee, then through the dunes to Overveen. Nice walk if you are travelling by train. But please pick a quiet day if you prefer a quiet […]

Vechtdal Overijssel

The Vechtdal (River Vecht Valley) in Overijssel is an immensely popular destination for campers and bikers. It is a remarkably diverse environment with excellent biking paths. However, for hikers looking for peace and quiet, and want to see things people on wheels can’t, this is not entirely the place… Day […]