On this page you can find here all the albums I have posted until now.
Lucca, beautiful city in Tuscany – Italy
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Lucca. Lucca is the capital city of the province Lucca in Tuscany and one of the richest cities of Italy. This city was first mentioned by the writer Livius and it became part of the roman empire in 180 BC. … Read More

Utrecht, Central Station – The Netherlands
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Utrecht Centraal. For many years the central railway station of Utrecht underwent major renovations to cope with the almost 60 million travelers per year. Finally in December 2016 they finished this enormous project. They transformed the old station ‘Centraal’ into … Read More

Marseille, Notre-Dame de la Garde – France
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Notre-Dame-de la Garde. If you want to have a great view over the city of Marseille you should climb the hill La Garde or take the petit train. When you are done with the views you could take a look … Read More

Krakow, medieval city wall and gate – Poland
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Krakow. The old city center of Krakow is not too big. You can therefore see it in a day. Because I do like medieval walls, I want to show you the remaining parts of it. Most of it is torn … Read More

Normandy, churches of Mont Saint-Michel – France
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Mont Saint-Michel. On top of the hill of the Mont Saint-Michel stands a beautiful abbey church called ‘La Merveille’ (the miracle). This 13th century church is part of the abbey on this famous island. During the medieval centuries the originally … Read More

Sallandse Heuvelrug, Hike in the woods near Nijverdal – The Netherlands
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Sallandse Heuvelrug. In the east of the Netherlands there are a few big national parks. One of them is the Sallandse Heuvelrug. This park has moorland, but almost half is forest. In this photo album you can check out the … Read More

Cochem, looking down on the city
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The monastery. When going to Cochem, everybody visits the castle. It is a nice climb to the top. But most people do not know that in medieval times the monastery was equally important. When you climb to the monastery, you … Read More

Bonn, Metropol movie theatre transformed into bookstore – Germany
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The Metropol. In the early days of the movies people gathered in the movie theaters for a night out. Most of them had art deco interiors. During the last part of the 20th century movie theaters became bigger. 6 or … Read More

Siena, a walk in this Italian city – Italy
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Siena. This city was a small Roman city. It remained small until the 13th century when the people overthrew the aristocratic rulers. After then the city grew and became one of the main powers in northern Italy. It is famous … Read More

Normandy, Pointe du Hoc taken by the Rangers – France
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Pointe du Hoc. On 6th of June in the early morning the US Rangers climbed the walls of the cliff to start fighting. After they had fought themselves into the gun emplacements, the guns they had to take out were … Read More

Nice, lovely at night – France
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Nice. In the South of France lies Nice. This beautiful city attracts many tourists. It has an old center, a beach, great weather and a relaxed atmosphere. However, on 14th June 2016, the most important French national holiday, a truck … Read More

Sneek, Martinikerk in the middle of sneek – the Netherlands
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Martinikerk. In the middle of the old city center of Sneek stands the Martinikerk. This church was built in the 11th century and has a bell tower next to the church. During the end of the 17th century a lot … Read More

Normandy, Omaha Beach – France
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Omaha Beach. The most memorable D-Day took place on the 6th of June 1944. This opening day of Operation Overlord goes by the name Operation Neptune. Under the code name Omaha the US Army wanted to take five beaches in … Read More

Koh Chang – Russian tropical island – Thailand.
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Koh Chang. Near Bangkok there is a small island called Koh Chang. It means ‘elephant island’. My wife went there many years ago. She told me stories about sleeping in small houses near the beach. When we visited it, the … Read More

Hannover, wander around in this Prussian city – Germany
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Only for a day. When we decided to drive to Eastern Europe by car, it meant we had to drive long distances. To make it doable for our 3-year-old we splitted the drive into sections. Hannover became one of our … Read More

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