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Wauteurz is currently occupied, but may make some small edits occasionally.
Last update: September 28th, 2023
This user is a Template editor.
This user can make static and dynamic maps.
This user joined Wikivoyage on January 14th, 2015, and has been an involved editor since June 2016.
nl-N Deze gebruiker heeft het Nederlands als moedertaal.
en-4 This user has near native speaker knowledge of English.
sv-2 Den här användaren har medelgoda kunskaper i svenska.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
de-1 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf grundlegendem Niveau.
no-1 Denne brukeren har basiskunnskaper i norsk (bokmål).
This user lives in Doetinchem, The Netherlands
This user is a docent for the Achterhoek, Doetinchem and Rail travel in the Netherlands.
This user has deuteranomaly, a form of colour blindness.
This user works out longer new articles on his userpages.
This user was born on the 23rd of December 1998.
Article showcase
Guide articles
Luxembourg Land of the Red Rocks
Guide bottom-level region article since June 2017.
Netherlands Doetinchem
Guide destionation since April 2021 and previous OtBP nomination.
Netherlands Drenthse Veenkoloniën
UNESCO World Heritage and guide bottom-level region since July 2021.
Netherlands Deventer
Guide destionation since January 2022, OtBP of August 2022.
Netherlands Veluwe
Guide region article since April 2023.
Netherlands Schiermonnikoog
Guide city article since July 2023.
Featured articles & templates
Netherlands Rail travel i/t Netherlands
Guide TT since January 2020 and FTT of June 2020.
Belgium Belgian coast by tram
Guide TT since September 2022, starred in June, FTT of July 2023.
Earth Rail-interchange
Route-label template with over 500 transclusions on ENVoy alone.
This user may be contacted on Discord at Wauteurz#7082.
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Hoi, I am Wauteurz, a Dutch student of archaeology. Uni is my main priority, hence why my activity here is best summarised as "varyingly active". You will mostly find me here, as well as NLWikipedia and Commons from time to time. I don't often go far from home, and am not much of a globetrotter myself. I mostly limit myself to edits around the Netherlands and Luxembourg for that reason, but may contribute to other (Western) European articles from time to time. The free time I have available for Wikivoyage is time I either spend covering Wikivoyage in pagebanners or maintaining and updating {{Rint}}, which as it stands, has been largely developed by me. At this moment, roughly 3.65% of all pagebanners on ENWikivoyage have been made by me (~800).


A roughly chronological overview of what the hell I've been up to.

  • Netherlands Like most, I started editing what I know best, my hometown Doetinchem.
  • Luxembourg A lot of the articles for Luxembourg have been created by me around '16/'17. I started articles for the subregions, Mersch, Land of the Red Rocks, Grevenmacher, Mondorf, Beaufort and Consdorf.
  • Earth Rail-interchange, "RINT" to friends, is a project I took the initiative for, that also saw me adapt {{RbE}} for its current use.
  • Netherlands In 2017 I created and since have expanded upon and maintained Rail travel in the Netherlands, which is a strong contender for what I'd call my favourite contribution.
  • European Union I spent a lot of time covering many (predominantly) European articles with banner images, but haven't made many for a few years now.
  • Earth My inability to see some things through to the end mean that I have a few published static maps, and a whole bunch of ones I never finished or published.
  • Belgium Belgian coast by tram is another one of my favourite contributions. Considered it for a long time, and eventually started it after an article request. Made in August '22, guide'ed in September '22, starred on June fifth, a month before being featured as FTT.

Concept and planning board

An overview of what the hell I hope to get up to.

Destinations and Travel Topics
  • Sweden Mölndal – Industrial town south of Gothenburg, with many (former) watermills along a waterfall.
  • Belgium Rail travel in Belgium – What it says on the tin (probably including Luxembourg as well?). Belgian trains for as far as my experience with them go, are decent and a good way to get where you're going ...though anything beats the ring of Antwerp.
  • Earth Record shopping – A pastime of mine that I sink way too much money to, but (especially for the Netherlands and Göteborg and Stockholm) I consider myself quite knowledgeable about where to buy and what places to avoid.
  • Netherlands Guide-ifying Dutch cities - Most prominently Rotterdam, The Hague, Alkmaar, Maastricht, Delft, Nijmegen, Leeuwarden.
  • Earth Reinstating regions – In specific the Rijnmond and Haaglanden regions, which have been merged into the Metropoolregio, which is far too unwieldy.
  • Sweden An in-depth overhaul of Public transport in Stockholm County, currently being drafted up at /PTStockholm.
History and curiosities
  • European Union Atlantikwall – Defensive system of over 5,000 kilometres (3,100 mi) spanning the coasts of Northern Norway all the way to the south of France, built to defend the Third Reich.
  • Netherlands Batavian Repubic and the Kingdom of Holland – Republic and subsequent monarchy set up by the Bonapartes consisting of the modern-day Netherlands, plus and minus some bits.
  • Dutch Republic Dutch Revolt – Spurred on by high taxation, loss of privileges and many more woes, the Dutch Revolt had an irreversible effect on all of Europe, and resulted in the creation of the first successful major post-Mediaeval republic.
  • Benelux Grands Traveaux Inutiles – The Great Useless Works of the BeNeLux. Especially Belgian politics of the second half of the 20th century led to some questionable investments in public infrastructure. This is a list of them.
  • Netherlands Mills of the Netherlands – Many of them, as well as the profession of miller, are UNESCO-listed, so this classifies on those grounds. Besides, my master thesis is on Dutch watermills, so if anyone's going to write it, it'd be me.

Notable timestamps

These are snapshots of the important and non-important things I've been up to.


Where I've been and what I've seen.

Travel history
Belgium België / Belgique / Belgien
Antwerp, De Panne, Ghent, Mechelen, Roeselare
Denmark Danmark
Billund, Faaborg, Gilleleje, Københamn, Ribe, Silkeborg
Germany Deutschland
Cologne, Emmerich am Rhein, Husum, Meppen
England England
Cambridge, Oxford
France La France
Dordogne, Haute-Savoie, Jura, Nancy, Metz
Luxembourg Lëtzebuerg
Echternach, Land of the Red Rocks, Troisvierges
Netherlands Nederland — Click to
Drenthe Drenthe: Assen, Coevorden, Emmen, Meppel
Flevoland Flevoland: The only mainland province I haven't visited a city in. I've travelled through the province, but never visited anything
Friesland Friesland: It Amelân, Fryske Marren, Snits, Skylge
Gelderland Gelderland: Lived all my life in Doetinchem, currently working in Apeldoorn, and I've studied a year in Velp. I've seen most of what the region has to offer.
Groningen (province) Groningen: Bourtange, Groningen (city), Hoogezand, Stadskanaal, Westerwolde
Limburg Limburg: Heerlen, Maastricht, Valkenburg, Venlo, Venray
Noord-Brabant Noord-Brabant: Eindhoven, 's-Hertogenbosch, Geldrop, Grave, Tilburg
Noord-Holland Noord-Holland: Amsterdam, Alkmaar, Hilversum, Hoorn, Kop van Noord Holland
Overijssel Overijssel: Enschede, Kampen, Zwolle. Currently studying in Deventer
Utrecht (province) Utrecht: Utrecht
Zuid-Holland Zuid-Holland: Den Haag, Delft, Rotterdam
Zeeland Zeeland: Sluis, Terneuzen, Vlissingen, Westkapelle
Sweden Sverige
Göteborg, Stockholm, Trelleborg

Previous vacations
Luxembourg Troisvierges, Summer 2013
France Champagnole, August 2014
Netherlands Schagen, July 2015
Netherlands Terschelling, New Year's 2015/2016
Luxembourg Mullerthal, August 2016
Netherlands Vlagtwedde, July 2017
Netherlands Terschelling, Christmas 2017
Germany Husum, August 6-18, 2018
Netherlands De Fryske Marren, July 26 - August 1, 2019
Belgium Antwerp, Ghent, Mechelen & Roeselare, October 23-25, 2019
Denmark Gilleleje, Faaborg & Ribe, August 12-20, 2022
Sweden Göteborg & Stockholm, August 20-26, 2022
Sweden Stockholm, 7-21 June 2023
Netherlands Valkenburg, August 27-29, 2023.
Highest point
France Annecy, ~650 metres (2,130 ft)
Lowest point
Luxembourg Rumelange, ~−100 metres (−330 ft)
Longest train journeys (duration)
24h02m: Netherlands Doetinchem Sweden Stockholm C (SJ Nattåg), 7/8-6-2023
20h03m: Sweden Stockholm C Netherlands Doetinchem (Snälltåget), 20/21-6-2023
9h23m: Germany Husum Netherlands Doetinchem, 18-8-2018
Longest train journeys (distance)
1,620 kilometres (1,010 mi): Netherlands Doetinchem Sweden Stockholm C, 7/8-6-2023, retour 20/21
640 kilometres (400 mi): Denmark Ribe Sweden Göteborg C, 26-8-2022
625 kilometres (388 mi): Germany Husum Netherlands Doetinchem, 18-8-2018
Longest ferry service
155 kilometres (96 mi): Sweden TrelleborgGermany Rostock, 26/27-8-2022
Sweden Solna, Stockholm
Sweden Blockhusudden, Stockholm
France Bordeaux
England Oxford

Future vacations
Austria Vienna, no ETA
Belgium Bruges, Belgian coast, no ETA
England Cornwall, Liverpool, London, no ETA
Norway Agder, Oslo, Stavanger, no ETA
Scotland Edinburgh, Glasgow, no ETA