4 May 2018 – Traveling Back in Time

4 May 2018 – Traveling Back in Time

Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ESP) “Lisbon! I think that’s Lisbon” Floris can’t hide the excitement in his voice. We squeeze our faces closer to the window. “Yes, I recognize the river Tejo,” Ivar replies. Seeing the city from above gives us flashbacks to Christmas 2016, when we stayed in the Alcantara docks, discovered the city […]

23 August 2015 – Sail Amsterdam

23 August 2015 – Sail Amsterdam

Ivar’s Memories I was one year old when my parents took me to Sail Amsterdam – edition 1975. The city celebrated its 700th anniversary that year and decided to host a big maritime event. A fleet of historic tall sailing ships entered Amsterdam via the North Sea channel (Noordzeekanaal) in a parade. They moored in […]

4 April 2015 – Another New Home in Amsterdam

4 April 2015 – Another New Home in Amsterdam

Spring has come and it is time for us to leave the Sixhaven in Amsterdam. We are sad to say goodbye to our neighbours, who have also become our friends. Ivar spent the last 9 winters there, so it feels like leaving home. In his time there he witnessed the Sixhaven being transformed into energy-efficient and […]