A Visit to the Gaatkensbult

The Gaatkensbult is an artificial hill in Carnisselande near Barendrecht, the Netherlands. During the construction of the Jan Gerritspolder Dike along the Oude Maas river in the early 2000s, a 15 meter tall hill was built atop a section of the dike, and they placed a public art piece at the top of the hill.… Continue reading A Visit to the Gaatkensbult

Unintentionally Long Bike Ride Map

This morning I only intended to go to Kinderdijk to see the UNESCO World Heritage site near Rotterdam, easily accessible by boat, but that trip took a lot longer than I expected. I rode the ferry from Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk, and then another ferry from Ridderkerk to Kinderdijk, the Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk ferry runs every… Continue reading Unintentionally Long Bike Ride Map

ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

While on vacation in Europe this past May and June, I capped the end of the trip with a stop at the ISPRS Geospatial Week at the University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands. On that vacation trip I spent two weeks in the Netherlands, visiting friends and meeting a few archaeologists with my partner. I then… Continue reading ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019

Travelling in the Netherlands

This is a guide for my friend Britt before she goes to the Netherlands, but could be helpful for others. 9292 There is a national route planning app called 9292, available for Android and iOS. 9292 was the last part of a national phone number you could call to get trip planning directions, but is… Continue reading Travelling in the Netherlands

The Netherlands, Brussels, and Dublin

Windmills on the Polder

I went on vacation to see some old friends in the Netherlands and Belgium and used the ArcGIS Online Story Map Journal to make a travel diary to share with my friends and family. The story map has my photography, 3D models of items of interest on Sketchfab, and a few maps as well.