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Hello I am Peter and in 2009 I made my first real travels, The first travel was to Ecuador and when I came home I decided to travel 3 weeks more in my own country, The Netherlands. I discovered that I never visit a World Heritage Site in The Netherlands..... I visit them all in 3 weeks and the same I did with Belgium in the summer of 2009. Slowly I liked it more and more :-) I marked the places I visit and I was happily surprised when I found this site. So...I was not the only one that visit this kind of sites. Also I read a lot nice reviews here which helped me a lot by preparing a trip.

Update July 2018: The past years I was very busy with other things in life, my health !  So I did not travel a  lot but I not forget my passion. It is still dificult for me to make long/far away travels. This year I can only make small daytrips.  I hope I can visit all my missing sites (WHS/Tentative) in The Netherlands and Belgium this year. 

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Voormalige Nazorgkolonie en Sanatorium Zonnestraal (T) 23-Jul-18

Voormalige Nazorgkolonie en Sanatorium Zonnestraal (T) by Peter Alleblas

On a beautiful and sunny day in june 2018 I visited Sanatorium Zonnestraal. From my home to this site it is only a hour driving for me, so I decided to go with my car. With public transport (train/bus) it is also posible to visit this site, there is a busstop on the estate.

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Provins 11-Sep-11

Provins by Peter Alleblas

On a sunny day in August 2011 I visited the medieval town Provins. I parked my car in front of the tourist office. Fortunately there where some places left in the shadow. Outside the tourist office I saw that the tourist train was waiting for passengers. Of course I decided to walk, but my first impression was good, a beautiful tourist office, free toilets, a lot of information available and a little train ! In 5 minuts I walked to fortified wall and I made some nice photos of the wall and the gate. I saw that it was possible to climb the wall a little bit, but that I was for later. First I walked slowly to the center of the town. Now I saw a little bit more tourists, but in general it was quiet. One moment I thought that I was walking in a little German town because of the similar timber-framed houses. The square was nice to see, little souvenirs shoppings, restaurants with terraces half full with visitors. From the square I saw the the Caesar Tower and that was my first goal, because I not knew till what time the tower was open. Trough picturesque streets I walked to the tower, I paid 3,80 Euro and went inside. Glady the tower was open till 6 pm. Via a lot of narrow steps I climbed higher. Inside also a movie on the walls about the life a long time ago was busy. Upstairs the view was really beautiful to the square and the Church of St. Quiriace. I was almost one hour inside the tower. Later I walked very slowly back to the center, I took something to drink on a terrace and then I went to my car. Of course I climbed a little piece of the wall on the way back. That day I visited only the upper town and for that I needed more then 2 hours. I am aware of the lower town but Provins was for me just a stop on the way to my hotel near Fontainebleau, the next destination. I liked Provins very much, and I was happy that the tower was open. Also the sunny weather is ideal to walk in towns like Provins. Walking there on a rainy day with everything closed and no tourists at all....that is boring ! With a good feeling I continued my trip through the countryside to Fontainebleau.

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Primeval Beech Forests 09-Aug-11

Primeval Beech Forests by Peter Alleblas

In July 2011 I planned a long weekend Germany. After my visit to the Fagus Factory (Alfeld) I drove to the Kellerwald NP. The Kellerwald is part of the Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany. Kellerwald is inscribed in July 2011. I arrived late in the afternoon and decided to visit first the Kellerwald information centre. The centre is build in 2008 and easy to find at the edge of the parc. The building is very nice and I paid 6 euro for the little exhibition about the wildlife inside the parc. The information is totally made with computergraphics. Also at the end they showed a 3D-movie about the parc.

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Name: Peter Alleblas

Country: The Netherlands

Visited WHS: 117

Most Impressive: Galapagos Islands

Proposal New WHS:

Update 2018-10-29 08:21:49

  1. Aachen Cathedral
  2. Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch
  3. Altamira Cave
  4. Amsterdam Canal Ring
  5. Ancient Thebes
  6. Auschwitz Birkenau
  7. Ayutthaya
  8. Bamberg
  9. Bauhaus Sites
  10. Beemster Polder
  11. Belfries
  12. Berlin Modernism Housing Estates
  13. Bethlehem
  14. Brugge
  15. Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust
  16. Chartres Cathedral
  17. City of Luxembourg
  18. Classical Weimar
  19. Cologne Cathedral
  20. Cracow
  21. Defence Line of Amsterdam
  22. Dolomites
  23. Dong Phayayen
  24. Etruscan Necropolises
  25. Fagus Factory
  26. Flemish Béguinages
  27. Fontainebleau
  28. Fortifications of Vauban
  29. Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  30. Galapagos Islands
  31. Garajonay
  32. Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
  33. Grand Canal
  34. Grand Place, Brussels
  35. Great Wall
  36. Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
  37. Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  38. Hildesheim Cathedral and Church
  39. Historic Cairo
  40. Ibiza
  41. Imperial Palace
  42. Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
  43. Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
  44. Kinderdijk
  45. Kronborg Castle
  46. Luther Memorials
  47. Lübeck
  48. Major Town Houses
  49. Maulbronn Monastery
  50. Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
  51. Megalithic Temples of Malta
  52. Messel Pit
  53. Mining Sites of Wallonia
  54. Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha
  55. Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan
  56. Museumsinsel (Museum Island)
  57. Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes
  58. Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
  59. Nubian Monuments
  60. Old City of Jerusalem
  61. Old Town of Lijiang
  62. Paris, Banks of the Seine
  63. Ping Yao
  64. Plantin-Moretus Museum
  65. Pont du Gard
  66. Potsdam
  67. Primeval Beech Forests
  68. Provins
  69. Pyramids (Memphis)
  70. Qhapaq Ñan
  71. Quedlinburg
  72. Quito
  73. Rammelsberg and Goslar
  74. Regensburg
  75. Rietveld Schröderhuis
  76. Rome
  77. Roskilde Cathedral
  78. Saint Catherine Area
  79. Saint-Emilion
  80. San Cristobal de La Laguna
  81. Sangay National Park
  82. Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca
  83. Schokland
  84. Serra de Tramuntana
  85. Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
  86. Silk Roads
  87. South China Karst
  88. Speyer Cathedral
  89. Stoclet House
  90. Stralsund and Wismar
  91. Sukhothai
  92. Summer Palace
  93. Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
  94. Teide National Park
  95. Temple of Heaven
  96. The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier
  97. The Four Lifts
  98. Thingvellir
  99. Three parallel rivers of Yunnan
  100. Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng
  101. Town Hall and Roland, Bremen
  102. Trier
  103. Upper Middle Rhine Valley
  104. Valletta
  105. Van Nellefabriek
  106. Vatican City
  107. Venice and its Lagoon
  108. Versailles
  109. Villa Adriana (Tivoli)
  110. Villa d'Este
  111. Vizcaya Bridge
  112. Völklingen Ironworks
  113. Wadden Sea
  114. Wartburg Castle
  115. Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
  116. Würzburg Residence
  117. Zollverein
  1. Amalienborg and its district (T)
  2. Ancient City of Kaunos (T)
  3. Bird Migration Routes (T)
  4. Cittadella (Victoria - Gozo) (T)
  5. Coastal Cliffs (T)
  6. Dahab (T)
  7. Dahshour archaeological area (T)
  8. Dali Chanshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Scenic Spot (T)
  9. Eise Eisinga Planetarium (T)
  10. Frontiers of the Roman Empire - Lower German Limes (T)
  11. Frontiers of the Roman Empire (extension) (T)
  12. Frontiers of the Roman Empire (Germany) (T)
  13. Great Desert Landscapes (T)
  14. Jerusalem (T)
  15. Kharga Oasis and the Small Southern Oases (T)
  16. Knights Fortifications around the Harbours of Malta (T)
  17. Koloniën van Weldadigheid (agricultural pauper colony) (T)
  18. L'oeuvre architecturale d'Henry van de Velde (T)
  19. Le champ de bataille de Waterloo, la fin de l’épopée napoléonienne (T)
  20. Le massif forestier de Fontainebleau (T)
  21. Le noyau historique médiéval ou la "Cuve" de Gand (T)
  22. Le Panorama de la Bataille de Waterloo, exemple particulièrement significatif de « Phénomène de Panoramas » (T)
  23. Les citadelles mosanes (T)
  24. Les Plages du Débarquement, Normandie, 1944 (T)
  25. Les villes antiques de la Narbonnaise et leur territoire: Nimes, Arles, Glanum, aqueducs, via Domitia (T)
  26. Leuven/Louvain, batiments universitaires, l'héritage de six siècles au sein du centre historique (T)
  27. Monuments, Sites and Cultural Landscape of Chiang Mai, Capital of Lanna (T)
  28. Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie (T)
  29. Nîmes, l'Antiquité au présent (T)
  30. Noyau historique d'Antwerpen -Anvers- de l'Escaut aux anciens remparts de vers 1250 (T)
  31. Parque Nacional Machalilla (T)
  32. Pharaonic temples in Upper Egypt from the Ptolemaic and Roman periods (T)
  33. Qawra/Dwejra (T)
  34. ShUM cities of Speyer, Worms and Mainz (T)
  35. Southern and Smaller Oases, the Western Desert (T)
  36. Temple of Hator built by Ramses III (T)
  37. Teylers (T)
  38. The Central Axis of Beijing (including Beihai) (T)
  39. The Chinese Section of the Silk Roads (T)
  40. The Lijiang River Scenic Zone at Guilin (T)
  41. Thingvellir National Park (T)
  42. VIKING MONUMENTS AND SITES / Thingvellir National Park (T)
  43. Voormalige Nazorgkolonie en Sanatorium Zonnestraal (T)