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…

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…

Banska Stiavnica

Unesco town After one and a half day in Zilina, it was time to explore the second town: Banska Stiavnica. This town is a medieval preserved town. Since 1993 proclaimed by UNESCO to be a world heritage site. Hence the prices are higher in comparison to other towns.  Beside enjoying the beauty…

Zilina

Zilina The first visit of Slovakia was to the town Zilina, it is in the North West part of Slovakia. This is a nice cozy and little town. There are a bunch of shopping malls here, hence a quite modern lifestyle despite the historical buildings. The town square with the Church of…