JASCers enjoy Slice of the Netherlands in Nagasaki

On August 8th, 2013 the JASC 65 delegation visited Huis Ten Bosch, a Dutch-themed amusement park near Nagasaki, Japan. Huis Ten Bosch means “House in the forest.” True to its name this residential-style resort has canals running throughout, is surrounded by greenery, forests, amusements, shops, restaurants, five distinct hotels, a marina and residential area.

The main purpose of the trip was to learn about the park’s eco-friendly design. JASCers were given a tour of the facilities that power the park as well as provide clean, desalinated water. After the tour, JASCers were allotted some free time to wander the park grounds.

JASCers learn about the park’s eco-friendly desalination system.

Michael Fitzgerald of Florida State University tries out a penny-farthing at Huis Ten Bosch.


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