This is my final post based off of my trip to the Netherlands. It focuses on reviewing a book about land reclamation and flood control infrastructure in the Netherlands and sharing a couple of bike trips I took out into the countryside around Amsterdam [https://danbscott.ghost.io/noord-holland/] and
In my posts about travelling to Copenhagen [https://danbscott.ghost.io/five-days-in-denmark/] , Amsterdam [https://danbscott.ghost.io/noord-holland/], and Rotterdam [https://danbscott.ghost.io/zuid-holland/], I mentioned that I'd be discussing some maritime museums I visited in a separate post. This is that post. Introduction Seafaring has been an important
After Denmark [https://danbscott.ghost.io/five-days-in-denmark/], I travelled to the Netherlands, where I spent some time around Amsterdam and Rotterdam. In this post I'll share about what I did in the Amsterdam area; I plan to feature the Rotterdam area in my next post. Amsterdam flourished during the Dutch
I was inspired to learn more about the history of religious orders after visiting an abbey in Scotland [https://danbscott.ghost.io/highlights-from-scotland-2014/] and while planning a trip to France [https://danbscott.ghost.io/follow-the-red-brick-canal/]. I read a book called The Lord as Their Portion: The Story of the Religious
I've written in the past about trips I've taken to Scotland [https://danbscott.ghost.io/highlights-from-scotland-2014/], the Pacific [https://danbscott.ghost.io/seattle-trip-2015/] Northwest [https://danbscott.ghost.io/oregon-trail/], and France [https://danbscott.ghost.io/les-musees-de-paris/] (as well as offering some suggestions [https://danbscott.ghost.io/an-itinerary-for-visiting-the-maritimes/] for here in
My trip to France this spring ended in Toulouse, and so will this series. (See previous entries here [https://danbscott.ghost.io/les-musees-de-paris/], here [https://danbscott.ghost.io/moutarde-et-fromage-2/], and here [https://danbscott.ghost.io/calanques-en-provence/]). Toulouse was distinct from other places in France that I visited in a couple
Continuing my short [https://danbscott.ghost.io/les-musees-de-paris/] series [https://danbscott.ghost.io/moutarde-et-fromage-2/] about my recent trip to France, this week's post is about the time I was in Marseille. Marseille is a very cool city, centered around a large harbour. The harbour entrance is flanked by forts, and
One of the highlights of my trip to the West Coast [https://danbscott.ghost.io/seattle-trip-2015/] was spending a long weekend in Olympic National Park with a couple of friends. This enormous park (bigger than the state of Rhode Island, apparently) has everything from mountains, to temperate rainforests, to coastline.
Last weekend was New Brunswick Day. To celebrate, I enjoyed some outdoor activities around the province that I decided to share in this post. Oromocto River I went kayaking on the Oromocto River with some friends last weekend. One of my friends rented a kayak from Eco-Logical Adventures [http://ecologicaladventures.