Tag:Photography

City walks Maastricht

Maastricht – NederlandStrolling through Maastricht Maastricht is a city and a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands. It is the capital and largest city of the province of Limburg. Maastricht is located on both sides of the Meuse (Dutch: Maas), at the point where the Jeker joins it. Mount Saint Peter (Sint-Pietersberg) is largely situated within the city’s municipal borders. Maastricht is adjacent to the border with Belgium and is part of the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion, an international metropolis with a population […]

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City walks Avilés

Avilés – SpainStrolling through Avilés and visiting Centro Cultural Oscar Niemeyer Admittedly, Avilés is an industrial city with a lot of ugliness on the outside. But we were surprised by the beautiful old city centre. Lively, beautiful old buildings and along the houses, in many streets, arcades. But also, beautiful squares, e.g. the Plaza de España and a large city park, Parque Ferrara. We had come to Avilés for the Centro Cultural Oscar Niemeyer. Beautiful, playful architecture by the Brazilian […]

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City walks Palermo

Palermo – ItalyStrolling through Palermo, Conca d’Oro, in September 2014 Palermo is a city in southern Italy and the capital of  the autonomous region of Sicily. The city is noted for its history, culture, architecture and gastronomy, playing an important role throughout much of its existence; it is over 2,700 years old. The population of Palermo urban area is estimated by Eurostat to be 855,285, while its metropolitan area is the fifth most populated in Italy with around 1.2 million […]

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City walks Cáceres

Cáceres – SpainStrolling through Cáseres in October 2022 Cáceres is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. We immediately felt at home in this historic city. The light was very nice when we were there. Then it is a gift to stroll through such a wonderful city and take photos. The city was placed on the list of World Heritage sites by UNESCO in 1985. When you walk through the old town you imagine yourself in the Middle Ages. […]

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City walks Córdoba

Córdoba – SpainStrolling through Córdoba during Semana Santa in 2024 Córdoba is a city in Andalusia in southern Spain. It is the capital of the province of Córdoba. The city is located at 122 meters above sea level, on the Guadalquivir River and at the foot of the Sierra Morena Mountain range. It is the warmest city in Europe: the temperature regularly rises above 35 °C every year.  The first day we started with a walk through the Juderia, the […]

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The Family of Man

The Family of Man

photography The Family of Man A visit to the iconic photo exhibition in Clervaux, Luxembourg The Family of Man was an ambitious photo exhibition curated by Edward Steichen, the director of the photography department at the New York City Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). It is considered the “largest photographic undertaking ever undertaken” and consists of 503 photographs taken by 273 photographers, both professional and amateur photographers, famous and unknown, from 68 countries. The Family of Man was exhibited in […]

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Lieve Blancquaert

Exhibition ‘We are Europe’ – Lieve Blancquaert

Photography We are Europe A visit to the photo exhibition “We are Europe” in Cultuurcentrum Mechelen of the Belgian photographer Lieve Blancquaert Lieve Blancquaert is a Belgian photographer, journalist and documentary filmmaker. She is socially very involved in the fight against injustice, especially against women. She has written or collaborated on twenty books. Her work has been shown at many exhibitions, mainly in Belgium. Lieve Blancquaert has also made beautiful documentaries for television. It is impressive to read on her […]

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Fátima

Series_Pilgrimage Spain

Pilgrimage in Spain Santiago de Compostela Photo impressions of our visit to Santiago de Compostela, the most important pilgrimage site in the world after Jerusalem and Rome. It is a beautiful city, with a lot of atmosphere and colour thanks to the pilgrims who have completed the difficult pilgrimage, each with their own story.

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Santiago de Compostela

Travelogue Spain and Portugal 2023 (2)

travelogue Spain and Portugal 2023 (2) Travelogue of our camper trip through Spain and Portugal that we made in August and September 2023 with a stop in Normandy in France Although the plan was to travel to the Lofoten in Norway this summer, we had to change our plans and instead we travelled to the south of Europe. We first spent a few days in Normandy in France and then we went south to Spain and Portugal. Our visits to […]

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Every picture tells a story Capturing special moments with our camera Every month a new photo will be added to this gallery ‘At the end of a long day on the land ‘ In 2002 we visited Karpathos, one of the most beautiful islands of Greece. At the end of the day we were invited by three elderly sisters who lived together in a small farm just outside Olympos. They were still working on the land despite their age. Here […]

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