An attempt to remap Europe and claim back the lost territories of the North Sea
8 February 2015
When we came back to Bremen in November, we visited Bremerhaven as I wanted to see the harbour, which supposedly influenced Goethe’s use of land reclamation in Faust.
5 August 2014
During one of the warmer weekends in early August, we took a day trip to the peninsula of Butjadingen, between the Jade and Weser estuaries. I’d been interested to go there for some time, as I was taken by the way it looks on maps, criss-crossed by thousands of small drainage canals.
25 January 2014
Despite the unsettled weather, we set out in the early afternoon toward Rotterdam. We took an indirect route, as I wanted to travel over the Zuidplaspolder, said to be the lowest point in the Netherlands.