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The ship to Nova Zembla

The ship to Nova Zembla

"Witte Swaen (The White Swan)" was the likely name of the ship that took Willem Barentsz and Jacob van Heemskerck to an unscheduled wintering at "het behouden huys" at Nova Zembla (1596).
nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Het_Behouden_Huys

This ship is a replica being built in Harlingen. They have no intention to repeat the trip to Nova Zembla though.
www.debarentsz.nl/home/nieuws.html

The lighthouse is a hotel with a great view:
www.vuurtoren-harlingen.nl/en/

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Photo taken on 28 September 2019 (© Rob Oo / Flickr)

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