Archive for the “Sport” Category

Cycle route elevation profile

Working on a cycling route through the Middle East for this summer and wondering about the elevation profiles of the challenging Pamir Highway, I ran into uses the Google Maps API Elevation Service to provide elevation profile of cycle routes. Just enter a starting point and a destination into the interface and a […]

Surprise entry in Texel triathlon

It’s suddenly on. Time to search my swimming goggles, to buy a cheap wetsuit at a famous German supermarket chain, to get my old trusty steel road bike from the wall, to pack my shoes and to go north. Months ago, a good friend asked me to participate in a quarter triathlon on the island […]

Explore Amsterdam as a curious Sidewalk Adventurer

Navigate Marijn’s Amsterdam highlights map I love maps, interesting drawings created to orient, find special locations and dream about the unknown. The best city maps are personalized by like minded people. For my Couch Surfers I have created a personalised Amsterdam highlights map using Google Maps. A map with all my favorite places in and […]

Swim through the Amsterdam canals and support ALS-research

A good cause –Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research- and the unique opportunity to swim two kilometers through the Amsterdam canals without recreational boats come together during the Amsterdam City Swim. Join the swim and kill two birds with one stone! I signed up as a recreational swimmer for fun and the good cause. If you […]

Sidewalk Adventures



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