The New Year's Eve has seen a light frost of -2 °C in the total absence of snow. The green grass got beautifully powdered with rime. Hoarfrost grass.
The whitened trees alongside the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal (Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal), which passes next to Houten, became simply magnificent:Read on »
This year I've visited Ghent Light Festival, just as I promised a year ago.
Katarzyna Malejka and Joachim Slugocki. Horizontal interference.
The festival, which is held once every three years, proved to be immensely popular. Streets, hotels, restaurants of this small town could hardly cope with the horde of light-worshippers.Read on »
Ghent inhabitants are very proud of the fact that their city once (in 2004) won the City-People-Light Award and received three stars from the Michelin guide for its lighting. January next year there will be a regular Light Festival in Ghent (held once in three years). In the meantime I'll show you the night city as of January 2014.Read on »
It's easy to find beautiful places here in Europe, outside of the desert, even in our damp winter. We stumbled upon a good accommodation offer in Ghent, one of the prettiest Belgian cities. I've been in Ghent before, but only short time so I couldn't see much.Read on »
So many things have piled up while I was busy with my website, not sure I'll be able to handle them.
Let's take the famous flower parade, or bloemencorso in Dutch. It's a yearly event, held in late April or early May near Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world.
Warning: there's about a hundred photos under the cut.Read on »