There’s a first time for everything!
Working at KPN I was part of “Team Kuipert” for a few years. A golden team! Still,10 years later, we meet each other every year to review the past and present and discuss the future. Always fun evenings. Last time -dinner at my place- they brought a present for my KPN-farewell; a helicopter flight above the area where I live.
Friday it looked a bit drizzly but the pilot told that the views were stunning. And he was right, a clear sky and a view as far as Rotterdam. The seating is narrow but you can see everything and with the headphone hear everything. The pilot told a lot about what we could see, like:
- the eco-viaducts for the animals in this “green heart” of Holland surrounded by High ways,
- the water infrastructure making connections between swampy areas,
- nature management with the help of sheep and cows,
- the buildings, city’s and villages, Haarzuilens De Haar Castle, Nijenrode University, Naarden Vesting, of course the TV Tower. (my workplace in recent years and also the tower from which I abseiled). And to top it all off my house, my home.
For this post: no more words but photos!
My flight was by Ryfas Helicopters from Hilversum airport.
Thanks a lot “Team Kuipert” for an amazing experience. And you will understand: next time in New York or any other beautiful city, I have to check if I can practice my new hobby: flying in a helicopter (with a pilot!!).