Tag: nature

The first snow!

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Today, January 17, 2016, the nature has made an unexpected move. Last night a very thin layer of snow lay on the ground, for the first time in this winter.

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A record autumn

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While euro and dollar are enjoying a record growth in Russia, we’re enjoying one of the warmest autumns on record here in Holland, yet again. Whatever caused it, sanctions or global warming.

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Autumn and Armillaria Again

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It’s automn here again. Some annoyed expats keep insisting there’s only just this season in Holland, but that’s not true.

We are fortunate enough to live in a very picturesque woodland area. One of these days we went on a hike in one of numerous forests called Baarnse Bos and situated near the equally picturesque village Baarn (which I posted about five years ago).

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Amersfog

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Holland has been fogged for four days in a row. Sometimes the fog is so thick that one cannot see anything further than a dozen meters.

I published already fogged Amersfoort by night.

Now I show you pictures of fog by day.

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The Right Way

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At last it looks the right way, just like it was. I’m really amazed at indefatigability of the Dutch: would you plant a half kilometer of flowers?

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Spring!

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Now that spring has come, we have daffodils flowering! Not so many and yet remarkable:

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It Feels Like Winter

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You have perhaps heard of wintry weather and severe snowfalls in different parts of Europe. It didn’t leave Holland unaffected either. From my balcony I see something like this:

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Fog in Amersfoort

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From now on I’m going to make my blog bilingual. Unless I’m too lazy, or the subject is not intended for Western audience.

Fogs in Holland are more than frequent. One of such days I grabbed my camera and went out for photos:

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