Tag: beautiful

Frozen beauty Jan 1, 2017

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:

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Ghent Light Festival 2015 Feb 3, 2015

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.

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Belgium. Ghent ‣ Part 2. Night Jan 18, 2014

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.

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Belgium. Ghent ‣ Part 1. Day Jan 17, 2014

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.

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Portugal ‣ Part 4. Alte Jun 16, 2013

Our tour guide described Alte, which is 20 km northwards of Albufeira, as "the most picturesque village in Algarve". To verify this statement one would have to travel around all other Algarvian villages, so let's take it on trust.

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Flower parade May 24, 2013

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.

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