Tag Archives: Travel

Zürich

This week brought us to Zürich, the magnificent city of bank buildings and rösti. We were heading for a highly interesting meeting, organised by the GMBA, the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment. They gathered a team of leading scientists from two … Continue reading

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Light

The season of darkness – and tons of artificial little lights to compensate for that – is finally coming to an end again. Here in Belgium, we are again gaining two minutes of daylight every day, on our steady road … Continue reading

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Unusually warm

2018 has started of relatively stormy, here in Belgium. Water on the quays in Antwerp, and the first ever use of the large controlled flooding areas along the Scheldt, the year does indeed start unusual. In the Netherlands, it was … Continue reading

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This was 2017 (1)

It’s list-season again! Oh yes, the end of the year approaches and everybody bombards you with their best-offs and unforgettables of 2017. Please forgive me that I want to join in on that fun. No better way to summarise what … Continue reading

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Throwback December

Visit the new picture gallery on the right of this blog: Sweden and Norway 2017!   It’s never too late to remember the summer. With snow currently probably packed high on the Scandinavian mountain tops, and the sun again hidden … Continue reading

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The final countdown

Quietly and virtually unnoticed, this PhD entered its last year. For over 4 years (5 if you include my master thesis project), I have been working on the story of moving plants. Those readers following the blog from the start, … Continue reading

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We’re back!

It has been quiet here on the blog for a while, but now we are finally back, with tons of new stories to share! We took a little break from it all, to the Caribbean, before diving back in head … Continue reading

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