Explore life on the seabed
In his shorts and with his red staff and large beard, it is impossible to miss Staats, which is a handy characteristic for a guide when crossing the mud flats. Staats has become one with the Dutch Wadden; next to the boat, in the water up to his midriff there is no more suitable place for him.
“ ‘You can’t imagine the colours you see in the air when the sun draws nearer to the horizon.’ ”Staats Mooibroek
"I recently walked to the island of Schiermonnikoog with a group at full moon in the dead of night. You can’t imagine the colours you see in the air when the sun draws nearer to the horizon: pink, orange, purple. The colour palette you see is stunning and beyond description. And at the end of the walk you set foot on the island; a great feeling."