Tag Archives: Europe

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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Castles

Belgium hosts the highest density of castles in the whole world. With approximately 3000 castles, farm-castles, citadels, manors or palaces, there is plenty of beautiful architecture to admire. In the densily populated lowland areas of Western Europe, castles – and especially castle … Continue reading

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Above the polar circle – it can go swift once in a while

Mountain ecologist Jonas Lembrechts spent ten intense fieldwork days above the polar circle in Sweden and Norway, where he follows non-native plant species and their spread in the mountains. This post appears in a serie on this expedition. The story … Continue reading

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Residing at the castle

They provide a beautiful example of a marriage between nature and culture, between history and conservation: castle parks. I realised this more than ever earlier this week, when I (almost accidentally) stumbled upon a beautiful little park with the ruins of … Continue reading

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Soft with a rough edge

This is the last post about last weeks’ mountain ecologist meeting in Flen in Southern Sweden. Find a (new!) picture gallery here or click on it on the right of my website. I experienced southern Sweden as a soft place. Soft rolling … Continue reading

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