NR 195

  • Dunes Day!

    Dunes Day!
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Jane Stromberg This was one of my favorite bike rides because of the scenery, the downhill trails, and the length of the ride. It was less sunny and a lot cooler out that day, which was kind of […]
    Posted June 18, 2018.
  • Biking to Den Bosch - a day in video

    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Dani Dolphin Students on the trip had the opportunity to do a ‘Snapchat takeover’ for UVM’s account – if you missed it, here’s the compiled videos from the day!
    Posted June 12, 2018.
  • Reflecting on the first day of class

    Reflecting on the first day of class
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Sam Terwilliger After arriving at the Schiphol Airport I knew I had a long day ahead but couldn’t wait to get started. While the plane was landing I had noticed how unique the land was; the grasslands […]
    Posted June 08, 2018.
  • The dunes of Katwijk

    The dunes of Katwijk
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Phil Carruthers Recently we rode our bikes along the western coast of the Netherlands, to the city of Katwijk in the province of South Holland. During this ride, we traveled through what I think was some […]
    Posted June 05, 2018.
  • The cube houses of Rotterdam

    The cube houses of Rotterdam
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Preston Richardson As we biked towards Rotterdam, we spent most of the ride surrounded by fields and small villages. Suddenly after crossing a bridge the city began to reveal itself seemingly out of […]
    Posted May 30, 2018.
  • Kyle the 'Helpwagen'

    Kyle the 'Helpwagen'
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Kyle the Van (edited by Carolyn Goodwin Kueffner) Hello, my name is Kyle and I’m the transport van for the NR 195! This very special university course is being taught via bicycle, with the classroom on […]
    Posted May 29, 2018.
  • Celebrating a birthday

    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Giuliana Frizzi Here is a video of me celebrating my birthday with the group. Everyone was so great to surprise me with two cakes (and a mango for Ava and chocolate for Nina). I especially enjoyed Kr […]
    Posted May 29, 2018.
  • De Biesbosch

    De Biesbosch
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Jenna Bragdon Today’s journey started off bright and early with a 5am roll-out from Wallwijk. As exhausted as we were, it did not stop us from enjoying a beautiful sunrise on our 40 km journey to D […]
    Posted May 28, 2018.
  • Den Bosch's historic canals

    Den Bosch's historic canals
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Ava Schwemler On Saturday, we traveled from Almere to Den Bosch by train. The bike cars that were designated for bikes were just barely able to fit our bikes, even after we split the 17 of us into two […]
    Posted May 28, 2018.
  • Nijmegan on the river Waal

    Nijmegan on the river Waal
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Nina Truslow Hallo! Today we are in Nijmegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands. It is situated on the river Waal, a major tributary of the Rhine, which flows in from Germany close by to the east. The […]
    Posted May 27, 2018.
  • Exploring Amersfoort

    Exploring Amersfoort
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Ava Schwemler We biked from Lelystad to Amersfoort, adding 36 km to our total biking distance. Amersfoort had the appearance of a large city, but the feel of a small town. After visiting Amersfoort’s w […]
    Posted May 27, 2018.
  • Reflections on the Netherlands Countryside

    Reflections on the Netherlands Countryside
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Avery Lentini What a beautiful day today was for a bike ride! While yesterday was lovely as well, I had an especially wonderful time riding through the countryside today. The scenery we rode past was […]
    Posted May 25, 2018.
  • Biking Past Sleeping Sheep!

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    by Morgan Heyl Here we have a video of the group biking past some friendly locals! These sleepy sheep barely got out of the way of the group on our way to Lelystad from Amsterdam. It was awesome being […]
    Posted May 24, 2018.
  • Biking in Amsterdam

    Biking in Amsterdam
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    by Callie Bredice Day one has finally arrived and regardless of the jet lag and many waking hours we are all beyond excited. As we landed at Schiphol Airport I saw unexpected landscapes. After reading The […]
    Posted May 22, 2018.
  • Learning Dutch in Downtown Burlington

    Learning Dutch in Downtown Burlington
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    By Will Kelleher As the spring 2018 semester drew to a close, and with the chaos of finals weeks fast approaching, I was fortunate enough to schedule another meeting with Bob van Heeks, a Burlington […]
    Posted May 10, 2018.
  • Dutch Culture with Bob van Heeks

    Dutch Culture with Bob van Heeks
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    By Holden Sparacino On Thursday, the class met with Bob van Heeks, an Amsterdam ex-pat who teaches Dutch language classes in Burlington. Our evening with Bob was attended by students and instructors, to […]
    Posted April 30, 2018.
  • Welcome to the Netherlands travel study page!

    Welcome to the Netherlands travel study page!
    NR 195 on Netherlands 2018
    By Holden Sparacino Hello! Welcome to the home for UVM’s upcoming travel study course to the Netherlands on water resources and sustainability! This page will serve as a collection of posts and […]
    Posted March 02, 2018.