Katwijkerlaan

Katwijkerlaan Walking to Pijnacker, passing Katwijkerlaan. It is a long straight road surrounded by side ways fields with sheeps, horses and pet animals. The beautiful water in front of the house has a beautiful color and a still, smooth surface. The side of the water shows some rubber material underneath…

White frost

Trees and fields covered in white frost is a beautiful sight. The water vapor condenses into ice due to the low temperatures. It is worthwhile taking some pictures. :-)  Even though there was no snow, it is almost similar as having a snowy scenery. [wds id="11"]

Oosterheem

This places radiates calmness and romance. A beautiful nature with plenty of water and attractive new architecture. In the year 2000 the city decided to build these new houses and making it a perfect living district. This is a real eyeopener for me, because other parts shows dense houses and many…

Sofia

Sofia The last week of 2016 was in Sofia, Bulgaria. Despite having temperatures just above the freezing point and minus in the nights, the coldness was bearable. The wind chill was beyond my expectations. The visit  at the Retreat Center Plana at the top of Plana mountain was on the other…

Christmas lights

Beautiful Christmas lights This year is a mild winter, therefore no white Christmas and no freezing temperatures. A walk through the streets is because of the mild weather a comfortable and pleasurable activity.  It is really amazing how many beautiful decorations there are outside. May all enjoy this wonderful period of Christmas…

Groningen

Young city Groningen is a young city with many students, because one third of its inhabits are (international) students. Walking through the city is a touristic experience, same as like walking in Amsterdam. First of all hearing people talking in English is quite common and there are many shops selling touristic products. I…