Landscape Kempen and De Bonte Beestenboel bring the story of the tramp back to life in the 1,000-acre historic landscape of Root and Merksplas Colony. Lieven Van Gils, ambassador of the Flemish vagrants colonies, welcomes you in the beautiful scenery, which was completely designed by the vagrants who lived here until 1993 and worked. Through historical imagery, maps, testimonials, anecdotes, aerial images etc. you experience the story of the vagrants colonies in the landscape, surrounded by the impressive heritage, vast forests, farmland and majestic paths that cut through the colonies.
Download the app before you leave!
The colony app is a creation of Kempen Landscape and De Bonte Animals, in cooperation with the city of Hoogstraten and Merksplas, with the support of Leader Marka Ante Kempen "through the landscape with the colony-APP!", The province of Antwerp "In the footsteps of vagrants: the landscapes of the Root and Merksplas colony "and Interreg IV B" SHARE ".
heel leuke en informatieve app voor iedereen die de kolonie nog niet kent, maar ook voor zij die er dikwijls komen maar nog niet van alles de achtergrond kennen. Aanrader!