Category Archives: France

On top of the world

It is nice when the world reminds me again of why I called this blog ‘On top of the world’ in the first place. It is this amazing thrill of climbing a mountain, working your way to the top, taking in … Continue reading

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Amiens

All welcome to visit the picture gallery from my recent visit to Amiens, via this link, or (probably better) by going to the right of my website. I offer you a gallery filled with the most beautiful architecture France has to offer, … Continue reading

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Cold wizard

That it might have been me, with my talks about species surviving in cold climates, they told me in Amiens…  I had to admit that it was peculiar that me as a cold-climate ecologist visited them during the only icy winter … Continue reading

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Princess of the north

I know, I know, every city is the most beautiful city in the whole world if you view it the correct light. But there is a lot that plays in the advantage of Amiens, if there would be a beauty contest. … Continue reading

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Amiens, the arrival

Only 2 and a half hours of driving, some folks in a larger country might still be talking about their hometown then. But to me, it felt very much abroad when I was wandering through the biting cold at night in the city of … Continue reading

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Up to Amiens

Winter has arrived. The first real cold wave sweeps over Western Europe, with snow and freezing temperatures. With this cold I will travel to Amiens. Not for fieldwork, luckily, as I’d have to take my warmest mountain clothing. No, the … Continue reading

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