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Leeuwarden cultural capital 2018

Leeuwarden cultural capital 2018

Last Sunday, Jan and I made a trip to see the ‘Love-fountain’ in Leeuwarden. The “Love fountain” is one of the fountains that have been placed in 11 Frisian cities as part of Leeuwarden cultural capital 2018. International artists have created a fountain fitting for…

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Keramiek museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Keramiek museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Last week we visited the Keramiek museum Princessehof in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. This former city palace is not only interesting because of the large collection of old and contemporary ceramics, but also because of the building. A good mix of old and new architecture. The…

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The Netherlands is a Progressive country

The Netherlands is a Progressive country

What a great picture! In many ways, The Netherlands is still a left-progressive thinking and acting country. Let’s keep it that way … Photo via: The perfect wedding

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Our visit to Rotterdam

Our visit to Rotterdam

A small (photo) report of our visit to Rotterdam. What a great city! If you like modern architecture, Rotterdam is a real must. A beautiful skyline, especially along the river Maas. In the photo above you see the Erasmus bridge and the silhouettes of modern…

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Memories of a lovely holiday

Memories of a lovely holiday

Of course a week was way too short but it really was a wonderful holiday. The reason I have not posted earlier is because I came back rather sick. At first I thought it was a bad cold but it turned out to be pneumonia….

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Vanishing tribes

Vanishing tribes

Jimmy Nelson Nentes, Russia Photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled two and a half years and photographed 35 indigenous tribes and cultures from all over the world that are slowly but surely vanishing. Jimmy Nelson Karo, Ethiopia Jimmy Nelson Himba, Namibia More images by Jimmy Nelson if you click…

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Visit to Kasteel Het Nijenhuis

Visit to Kasteel Het Nijenhuis

Last Sunday we visited the sculpture garden of Kasteel Het Nijenhuis. The weather was great but when we arrived it started to rain a little. This is me under the big beech trees arch in the garden of the Castle. Surrounding Kasteel het Nijenhuis in Heino,…

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What kids around the world eat for breakfast

What kids around the world eat for breakfast

Doga Gunce Gursoy, 8 years old in Istanbul at breakfast. Wow what a meal! How much time do these people have in the morning before they need to go to work and school? Rise and Shine! So fantastic to see the difference in what kids around the…

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Haute Africa

Haute Africa

I recently came across these beautiful pictures from the book Haute Africa. The book includes the work of the British photographer Jim Naughten. We are used to the idea that most news from Africa is bad news. Therefor it is very nice that the book…

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We are back! A small photo report

We are back!  A small photo report

Opus 22 Immer leiser wird mein Schlummer Beautiful wooden sculpture by Gerhard Lentink  Well our little week away is over. After I gave instructions to our house and animal sitter,we left for the south. Our first stop was at Sculpture Gallery Het Depot in Wageningen, The Netherlands…

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