Land use question: Not long ago high poplar trees were standing along the road; they were growing askew. Look north and you can still see four of them standing. The poplar trees have recently been cut and new ones have been planted. On top of the ‘mountain’, where this excursion started, the trees are straight. Why were the trees so skewed here that they had to be cut?

Point of interest 3: Binnenveld

You found point of interest 3! You have descended into the lowest part of the Gelderse Vallei (a former valley of the Rhine river, before the valley was…