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West Canada 2019
48 photos
A roadtrip through parts of British Columbia (B.C.) and Alberta Sep-Oct.2019

Berenice Abbott 'Portraits of Modernity' 2019...
12 photos
Exhibition in Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography. Berenice Abbott (b.17Ju1898 – d.09Dec1991),née Bernice Alice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her portraits of...

BRASSAÏ, A First Retrospective (FOAM 2019)
11 photos
Very much enjoyed Foam's exhibition today, a retrospective of Hungarian-born French photographer Brassaï (b.09Sep1899 – d.08Jul1984). He is very prominent artist of the 20th century.

Intocht Sinterklaas, 2019
24 photos
Sinterklaas or Sint-Nicolaas is a legendary figure based on Saint Nicholas, patron saint of children. Other names for the figure include De Sint ("The Saint"), De Goede Sint ("The...

Slot Loevestein (Gelderland, NL)
32 photos
The castle was built by the knight Dirc Loef van Horne (hence "Loef's stein" (stone) house) between 1357 and 1397. Until World War II Loevestein Castle was part of the Hollandic Water Line,...


Stroll through Park Meyendel
13 photos
Meijendel is the largest interconnected dune area in South Holland. The beautiful nature reserve extends between Scheveningen, The Hague and Wassenaar, and consists primarily of open dune landscape,...

Treasures from the Golden Age of cartography...
52 photos
The largest maps in the entire world can be found in the floor of the Citizens’ Hall, in the heart of the Royal Palace Amsterdam. The three maps of the world and the night sky each measure an...

Deventer Boekenmarkt (2019)
18 photos
Another pleasant and rewarding visit to the 'Deventer Bookmarket' 04Aug2019. The bookmarket is the largest of Europe, thousands of books for sale at some 850 stalls. Endless browsing and always good...

Pampus
42 photos
Pampus now belongs to the municipality of Gooise Meren and is open to visitors. Together with the artillery battery on the lighthouse island near Durgerdam and the battery at the Diemer seawall,...

Urban redevelopment Towncentre
6 photos
A project long overdue, held up by owners holding out for the best deal to get them out. Demolition started in the summer of 2019.


Naarden Fotofestival 2019
43 photos
Theme 2019: Dutch Masters & Marvelous Misfits The 2019 event of FFN has been made with the intention to honour and include the misfit. The misfits presented at the FotoFestival are greater...

Lust For Life - Colour Photography by Ed van der...
15 photos
The Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam, the national museum of photography in the Netherlands, has restored the colour slides of photographer Ed van der Elsken from destruction due to long time...

World Press Photo 2019
13 photos
Since 1955 the annual World Press Photo Contest has awarded the best visual journalism of the year. This is the 2019 exhibition of news photography in the year 2018. Prize-winning images by 43...

Koningsdag 2019
30 photos
Koningsdag, or King's Day, is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Celebrated on 27th of April (26 April if the 27th is a Sunday), the date marks the birth of King...

Natuurpark Lelystad
19 photos
In Natuurpark Lelystad leven veel verschillende dieren: van tijdelijke gasten zoals trekvogels, tot de vaste bewoners waaronder otters, wisenten, Przewalskipaarden, edelherten, wilde zwijnen, bevers...


Spakenburg (Nederland)
10 photos
Spakenburg is formally called Bunschoten-Spakenburg since its fusion with Bunschoten. The village lies south of the IJsselmeer in the municipality Bunschoten, Utrecht. It is one of the few places...

Delft (The Netherlands)
31 photos
Delft is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. It is located between Rotterdam, to the southeast, and The Hague, to the northwest. Delft is a popular tourist...

Delft - Huis Kinesis (photography)
6 photos
A wine business shares store space with photography enthusiasts displaying their work. This was a project about Documentary Photography (a person, an event, et cetera). Participants were Marian van...

72th Flowerparade 2019
53 photos
Visited the Bloemencorso in Haarlem today, the floats of the parade yesterday were now parked for viewing on the Gedempte Oude Gracht. A nice colourful tradition mixing with the historic skyline of...

Kasteel Assumburg (Heemskerk, NH)
11 photos
Centrally in the park Assumburg / Oud Haerlem there is a castle garden, behind castle Assumburg. On the same spot as 300 years ago, a unique, landscaped garden in the French Classicist style has...


Keukenhof flowerbulbs 2019
31 photos
Yearly flowerbulb show in the Netherlands, @Lisse

Kaap Skill museum (Texel)
15 photos
The area around Texel was treacherous for shipping and much has been recovered from centuries past. Much to be learned of life of fishermen and their families back home as well as the great history...

Fort Kijkduin (Huisduinen)
6 photos
Huisduinen was the original older part of Den Helder, whereas Helder itself was a nearby smaller hamlet. When a harbour was built near Helder the village began to grow and later became the seat of...

Landgoed Hoenderdaell (Dierenpark)
7 photos
A brief impression of this estate, they have much more animals (including wolves, hyenas, lions). The cages are quite large, enabling the animals to run around or seek privacy from the visitors).

Texel (North Holland)
12 photos
A few summer-like days in february prompted a first visit to this nice island. It is well-known for birdwatching, hiking and plenty of history to enjoy here too. Most assuredly more visits will...


Urban redevelopment Beukenhorst-West
15 photos
This area Beukenhort-West was an ambitious office project stemming from the 1980s and 1990s. With an international airport growing & growing this couldn't go wrong. But for years many of these...

Zilveren Camera 2018 - photojournalism award
21 photos
Dutch photographer Cynthia Boll has won the Dutch photography award Zilveren Camera 2018 in the category Documentary International for her photo series Sinking Cities, Jakarta. The series is a direct...

Ice sculptures Zwolle
28 photos
The world's top 40 ice artists make 275,000 kg of ice and 275,000 kg of snow a magical world. In a large cooled area (-10°C) you will see a unique winter experience. Be surprised by enchanting...

Takayama Autumn Festival 2018
13 photos
Takayama’s Autumn Festival brings ornate centuries-old floats and an enchanting parade to the small Japanese town.

Japan 2018
24 photos
Visit to Japan, Oct.2018


Hiroshima Oct.2018
10 photos

Pasar Malam at Railway Museum
31 photos
As you enter the station, it seems as if you have stepped back in time. At the platform a nearly 100 years old steam locomotive and its antique wooden carriages are waiting for you. The conductor...

England 2018
8 photos
Less than 10 days on the road in England, but so much to see and plenty to visit.

Deventer Bookmarket Aug.2018
13 photos
The Deventer book market is a large book market in Deventer; mainly secondhand books, some rare, but also recently published ones by an author offering his signature in th epurchase. It claims it is...

A Beautiful Moment, photo exhib in Huis Marseille
8 photos
The exhibition focuses on a select number of photographers whose origins are all in Japan, the work of each of these photographers is marked by a very personal choice of subject and specific working...


Amsterdam Stuff - photo exhibition on...
11 photos
In nine years Amsterdam’s Department of Monuments and Archaeology unearthed 700,000 different, everyday objects, of which Harold Strak made 35,000 photographs. Ultimately, 15,000 of these...

LAHC visit June 2018
19 photos
The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is a family run museum and was set up over 20 years ago. It is considered to be a living memorial to the 55.500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives...

National Oldtimers Day NL 2018
11 photos
De Nationale Oldtimerdag is in de loop van haar bestaan uitgegroeid tot voor velen de meest aansprekende, toonaangevende en in ieder geval in omvang de grootste oldtimermeeting in de Benelux. Een...

Botanical Gardens of Utrecht University
40 photos
In 1963 Utrecht University acquired the land at Fort Hoofddijk, one of the forts of the New Dutch Waterline, situated in Uithof, the modern campus of the university on the eastern outskirts of the...

Willem van Oranje - Nationaal Militair Museum...
15 photos
Exhibition on Willem (van Oranje) (William of Orange, part of a series on 450 years anni of (start) 80 Years War. The Dutch Lowlands rising against the Spanish rule was the start of this war. Willem...


A Traveller's Perspective, photos by Alphons...
16 photos
On 23Mar1932 2 wealthy young men from Limburg (Netherlands) climb into a Model A Ford and embark on an adventurous the trip of a lifetime. Photographer Alphons Hustinx (1900-1972) and his friend...

Jan Banning Photography | Retrospective Exhib 2018
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Summer 2018: The Hague Museum Photography shows the first retrospective of the work of Dutch artist photographer Jan Banning (b. 1954). Before taking up photography, he studied social and economic...

Yanks Air Museum, Chino (2018)
7 photos

Flabob Airport - vintage flying (2018)
15 photos
For more detailed information see www.ruudleeuw.com/california18-p2.htm

Proud Bird Restaurant (LAX)
4 photos


Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
12 photos
The Aquarium of the Pacific is a public aquarium on a site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, California. Formerly the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. Great variety of sea- and birdlife.

Museum of Flying, Santa Monica (2018)
8 photos

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
31 photos
at Simi Valley in California

Huntington Botanical Garden
18 photos

CAF SoCal Wing at Camarillo
11 photos
More details on this april 2018 visit on www.ruudleeuw.com/california18-p2.htm


Famoso Auto Club Raceway
26 photos
Dragfest 2018, near Bakersfield,CA

Frankendael park
15 photos
As Amsterdam rapidly grew in the sixteenth and the beginning of eighteenth century, the real estate in the city became so expensive, that rich people who wanted to enjoy a bigger property had to move...

Monterey Bay Aquarium
21 photos
Monterey Bay Aquarium is a nonprofit public aquarium in Monterey, California. Known for its regional focus on the marine habitats of Monterey Bay, it was the first to exhibit a living kelp forest....

Santa Cruz, California - a visit
20 photos
We spent 2 nights, one day, for whale watching and a general impression (e.g.The Boardwalk). I missed 'downtown', allegedly there are murals, pavements, etc.

Visit to the grounds of Kasteel Sypesteyn
18 photos
Jonkheer Henri’s dream... Just 40 minutes from bustling Amsterdam a hidden gem awaits the visitor: Castle-Museum Sypesteyn. Set amidst 12 acres of formal gardens and parkland, the apparently...


Dwars door China - photo presentation of...
13 photos
Today visited 'Dwars door China' exhib in Hilversum Museum, doc by presenter/photographer Ruben Terlou and Maaik Krijgsman, director/film. Broadcasted recently by VPRO in the Netherlands; a 2nd...

Castle Air Museum - april 2018
48 photos
Castle Air Museum gives visitors a peek into the past and lends insight into the evolution of aircraft and the past milestones of aviation. It offers visitors of all ages a glimpse of what the future...

Vintage Aircraft - air museum and restorations...
11 photos
See also www.ruudleeuw.com/california18.htm

Aerospace Museum of California
15 photos
A selection of some of the aircraft on display here. See also www.ruudleeuw.com/california18.htm

Koningsdag 2018APR27
25 photos
Caught a glimpse of 'Koningsdag' this morning. Koningsdag or King's Day is a national holiday in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Celebrated on 27 April (26 April if the 27th is a Sunday), the date...


FOAM - Lucas Foglia photography 'Human Nature'
9 photos
Lucas Foglia (b. 1983, US) deftly navigates the strange conceptual territory, where wild nature is both a quenching oasis and a shimmering mirage. His photographs show people gazing at nature,...

Notting Hill Carnival - 2017
25 photos
The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event that has taken place in London since 1966 on the streets of Notting Hill, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, each August over two days

Biesbosch wetlands
43 photos
As one of the last extensive freshwater tidal wetlands in Northwestern Europe, De Biesbosch National Park is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Created following the St. Elizabeth flood of 1421, this...

Nederland - dier en landschap
12 photos
Photos taken in the Netherlands of landscapes and animals.

Walkabout in Roterdam Feb.2018
14 photos
Random stroll, took my camera along the seafront and into the Markthal.


Kunsthal Rotterdam - Jeroen Oerlemans & Michael...
17 photos
Work by Jeroen Oerlemans (photography) and Michael Kvium 'Circus Europa': art. www.kunsthal.nl/en/ The Danish artist Michael Kvium is known for the figurative visual language he uses to tackle the...

Amsterdamse Bos / De Poel
13 photos
Walked the trail in this woodland / wetland. Vintage look of the wetlands. Impressive Scottish Highlanders grazing.

Stroll in the park, walkabout with my RX10M3
10 photos
Nice day for a stroll in the park. Aiming my new Sony RX10M3 on subjects such as people, dogs, birds, etc. Nice to enjoy a day of early springtime.

2017 Zilveren Camera (sponsored by Canon)
13 photos
Award winning news photography, by Dutch photographers (subjects found worldwide).

Marken, Waterland (Netherlands)
17 photos
Marken is a village (pop. 1.810) located in the municipality of Waterland in the province of North Holland, Netherlands. Marken forms a peninsula in the Markermeer and was formerly an island in the...


Longer Ways To Go: photo exhibition (2017)
11 photos
'Longer Ways To Go, Photographs of the American Road' is a photo exhibition I was able to enjoy in the Phoenix Art Center in 2017 , in Arizona. Alas, there was no catalogue to take home. The...

Czar Peter House in Zaandam,NL
17 photos
The Czar Peter House (Dutch: Czaar Peterhuisje) is a historical building in the town center of Zaandam, the Netherlands. It is best known as the place where Czar Peter I of Russia resided in 1697...

Arizona salvage / storage yards (2017)
10 photos

WWII Museum Overloon (Netherlands)
31 photos
The National War and Resistance Museum of the Netherlands (Dutch: Nationaal Oorlogs- en Verzetsmuseum) is located at Overloon, municipality Boxmeer. The museum was opened on May 25th, 1946 making it...

Propliners CO AZ 2017
12 photos
Vintage aeroplanes, both derelict or in stages of preservation, I encountered on a trip through Colorado and (mainly) Arizona.


Bruce Davidson American Photographer -...
8 photos
'Bruce Davidson American photographer' This autumn (2017) the Nederlands Fotomuseum will be presenting the first retrospective in the Netherlands of the work of American photographer Bruce Davidson...

André Kertész - Mirroring Life (FOAM 2017)
8 photos
Foam presents Mirroring Life, a retrospective exhibition of the work of photographer André Kertész (1894–1985). Kertész is famous today for his extraordinary contribution to the language of...

Castles, Churches, Cathedrals & Colleges
39 photos
A tour through the south of England, summer of 2017

Amberley Castle (Hotel & Restaurant) 2017
6 photos
This is Amberley Castle, in use as a hotel/restaurant. We were allowed to walk around and I hope to stay here some day! The castle was erected as a 12th-century manor house and fortified in 1377.

Nene Valley Railroad (2017)
17 photos
Visit to this working trains museum. Wansford railway station is the headquarters of the Nene Valley Railway in Cambridgeshire (England).


England - 2017
39 photos
A roadtrip through the south of England, starting in Dover and driving a circle outside London, clockwise, ending in Harwich.

Sebastião Salgado - GENESIS (Exhib 2017)
16 photos
Genesis is the magnum opus of world-renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. To creat his ode to our fragile planet, Salgado travelled to such remote regions such as the Galapagos Islands,...

Duxford's 'Flying Legends 2017' air show
11 photos
Warbirds and classic aircraft at the Flying Legends 2017 air show.

Streets of the World - expo Hembrugterrein (2017)
21 photos
Photography by Jeroen Swolffs, who travelled all over the world to depict streetscenes in every country in a sphere of positive spirits and hope. He travelled 195 countries in 7 years and produced a...

Duxford IWM 03Jul2017
36 photos
A visit to the IWM @Duxford, checking the display hangars and witnessing some preparations for the upcoming air show, Flying Legends.


Naarden Fotofestival 2017
86 photos
Theme: "Right Here, Right Now!" 'What do we do when we are faced with breathtaking beauty? Who are the heroes who dare to stand out from the crowd? Hasn’t everything already been...

Naarden Vesting
8 photos
Walkabout in this nice historic town (Netherlands)

Keukenhof 2017
53 photos

Beeckestijn - 18th century country residence
21 photos
A unique place in the Netherlands, because it is the only location where one can simultaneously view two historically different styles in estate landscaping. An austere geometrically conceived part...

King's Day 27Apr2017
19 photos
National Holiday in the Netherlands: King's Day. A day of jubilation and celebration (festivals) but for many (if not most) the day of the 'free market' (items can be sold without sales tax, flea...


Flower Parade 'Dutch Design' 2017
36 photos
Saturday the convoy slowly paraded from Sassenheim via Lisse & Hillegom & Heemstede to Haarlem. The sunday is the stationary show in Haarlem and here these photos were taken. The...

Flowerparade 'Dutch Design 2017' in preparation
55 photos
In less than 24 hours these flower floats should leave the hall of DeLeeuw Flowerbulbs in Sassenheim, for the parade saturday april 22nd and sunday april 23rd. Hats off to the many volunteers hard...

Haarlem
6 photos
Random series of images taken in or nearby Haarlem (NL).

The Romanovs by Pierre Gilliard - photo exhibition
5 photos
A hundred years after the Russian Revolution and the subsequent death of the Romanov family the Fotomuseum in The Hague shows 70 photos of the family in privat affairs. The photos were made by Swiss ...

Werner Bischof exhib 'Standpunten' (4-2017)
17 photos
Swiss Magnum photographer Werner Bischof (1916-1954) worked as a photojournalist for legendary magazines like Life and Picture Post. Over the two decades prior to his premature death in 1954, he...


Travel in time Hoorn - Medemblik - Enkhuizen
52 photos
Travel by steamtram Hoorn-Medemblik, a walkaround, by historic (b.1956) ship to Enkhuizen. www.stoomtram.nl/en and www.msfriesland.nl/

Springtime bloomers (3-2017)
11 photos

William Eggleston 'Los Alamos' (FOAM exhib)
6 photos
William Eggleston - Los Alamos (exhib 17Mar-07Jun2017) The American photographer William Eggleston (1939, Memphis Tennessee, US) is widely considered one of the leading photographers of the past...

Daisuke Yokota (FOAM)
6 photos
Japanese photographer Daisuke Yokota (b. 1983 Saitama) was chosen as the winner of the tenth Foam Paul Huf Award 2016

On reading
1 photo
People reading from print (so not on anything electronic)


Ed van der Elsken 'Camera in Love' - Stedelijk...
10 photos
exhibition Ed van der Elsken - Camera in Love 4 Feb - 21 May 2017 The Stedelijk presents the largest overview of the photographic and filmic work of Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990)...

Medemblik - Netherlands
13 photos
Medemblik is best known in Europe for its sailing events and it has a picturesque small innercity, with many houses from the 17th and 18th century. It is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands,...

Zilveren Camera 2016 - Fotomuseum Hilversum
14 photos
Exhibition of the Canon Zilveren Camera 2016 - the award winners on display. At the same time a worthy tribute on this photomuseum to Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans (1976-2016) who was killed...

Winterstroll in the park
20 photos
Ideal conditions for a walk around lunchtime: no wind, clear blue sky, almost freezing.

Amsterdam Light Festival 2016 - Watercolours
22 photos
In Jan.2017, in the closing weeks, we did the canalcruise by Lovers and enjoyed the socalled 'watercolours canal cruise' of the Amsterdam Lightfestival 2016.


Amsterdam Light Festival 2016 - Illuminade
29 photos
The Illuminade is the walking tour of the Amsterdam Lightfestival, in the centre of town. I walked most of it on a cold evening in january 2017.

First walkabout with new LumixG (DMC-80) 25Dec16
15 photos
Walkabout, not so white Christmas here..

Ice Sculptures - Amsterdam dec.2016
36 photos
A frosty visit on 16Dec2016.

Amsterdam 1900 - photo exhibition Stadsarchief
30 photos
Fantastic and fascinating early photography around 1900 in Amsterdam of street scenes, industry, city development, factory workers and household images. Quite wonderful.

100 years Schiphol (Amsterdam IAP)
12 photos
The 100th anniversary has exhibitions in many locations, two of which visited today (both in Amsterdam): the Amsterdam Museum and Stadsarchief (city archives).


Sinterklaas & Zwarte Pieten - 2016Nov13
34 photos
The arrival of Sinterklaas & Zwarte Pieten, opening the festive days leading up to Boxing Day, Sint's birthday, on 05Dec. Glad to note there was nothing to be noted regarding the controversy...

033Fotostad Amersfoort (2016)
42 photos
A considerable number of photographers display their photography throughout Amersfoort (16Sep-16Nov2016). Unfortunately I came away much less inspired than from (e.g.) visits to BredaPhoto or...

Amersfoort - walkabout 08Nov2016
31 photos
A stroll through the center of this historic Dutch town.

Streets of the World / Jeroen Swolfs photography...
30 photos
In 2009, Dutch photojournalist Jeroen Swolfs set out to visit and photograph street life in every country in the world. Streets of the World is the result of this impressive journey. The streets of...

Banksy expo Amsterdam (2016)
17 photos
Banksy's great art on expo in Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (visit 01Nov2016). Banksy is an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity. His satirical...


BredaPhoto Int'l Photo Festival (2016)
88 photos
From september 15 till october 30, 2016, the 7th edition of BredaPhoto International Photo Festival takes place in Breda. This year's theme is YOU. The theme was described as: "After decades...

Clingendael Estate (incl. Japanese Garden) 2016
36 photos
The Japanese Garden on the Clingendael Estate, in The Hague, is only open a few weeks a year, hence a visit on 22Oct2016.

Ata Kando - photo exhibition (Rotterdam,...
9 photos
(b.17Sep1913) is a Hungarian-born Dutch photographer. Beginning her photography practice in the 1930s with children's photography, Kandó later worked as a fashion photographer, photographed refugees...

Josef Koudelka - Exiles | Wall (Oct.2016)
16 photos
Josef Koudelka was born in 1938 in Moravia. Despite showing an interest in photography throughout his youth, It wasn’t until he was almost 30 that he decided to give up his job as an aeronautical...

Steve Forbert - Paradiso Amsterdam (09Oct2016)
10 photos
Some 30+ years ago I bought his first two albums and absolutely loved them. It was his music that got me exploring other singersongwriters than the obvious ones: Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Gordon...


Ray Bonneville - In The Woods 01Oct2016
6 photos
Ray Bonneville did not record until he was in his 40’s but since then he has issued 8 albums, the latest of which is 'Easy Gone'. His performance in In The Woods (Lage Vuursche, Utrecht,...

Père Lachaise cemetery, Paris
27 photos
Père Lachaise is in the 20th arrondissement and is notable for being the first garden cemetery, as well as the first municipal cemetery. It is also the site of three World War I memorials. As the...

Paris, France (2016)
42 photos
Two of the museums I intended to visit, having checked opening times and adresses on their websites, I found closed.. No info of such on the (english) pages of their websites. In a mere 4 days I was...

Montparnasse Cemetery (Paris, 2016)
17 photos
Created from three farms in 1824, the cemetery at Montparnasse was originally known as Le Cimetière du Sud (Southern Cemetery). Cemeteries had been banned from Paris since the closure, owing to...

Amsterdam 9-2016: canalcruise
36 photos
Enjoying the historic houses along Amsterdam's canals and a stroll in search for lunch.


Schiphol 1933-1955 - through the lens of Wolff
13 photos
DeMeerse gallery held an exhibition in light of the 100th anniversary of Amsterdam Int'l Airport from 03Sep16-06Oct16. Annemie and Helmuth Wolff fled from their native Germany in the 1930s to...

The Angel of the North (2016)
3 photos
The Angel of the North is a contemporary sculpture, designed by Sir Antony Gormley, located near Gateshead in Tyne and Wear, England. Completed in 1998, it is a steel sculpture of an angel, 20...

Castles in England (2016)
52 photos
While our trip focussed on Scotland's heritage, we made landfall in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and en route we visited a few castles in England too.

Melrose Abbey (2016)
13 photos
St Mary's Abbey, Melrose is a partly ruined monastery of the Cistercian order in Melrose, Roxburghshire, in the Scottish Borders. It was founded in 1136 by Cistercian monks at the request of King...

Thai Food & Cultural Festival (2016)
14 photos
Thai food, Chang beer, Live music, Thai Massage and Thai Boxing.


Inverewe Garden, Scotland (2016)
11 photos
Inverewe Garden is a botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands. It is located just to the north of Poolewe in Wester Ross, and is noted for the breadth of its collection. The garden was created in...

Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (2016)
14 photos
The Dallas Dhu distillery was a producer of single malt Scotch whisky that operated between 1899 and 1983. It is now a museum. Dallas Dhu means "Black Water Valley" in Gaelic. Its whisky...

Elgin Cathedral, Scotland (2016)
8 photos
Elgin Cathedral is a historic ruin in Elgin, Moray, north-east Scotland. The cathedral—dedicated to the Holy Trinity—was established in 1224 on land granted by King Alexander II. The cathedral...

Edinburgh (july 2016)
6 photos
During out trip to Scotland I found the hotel and B&B prices quite excessive so we decided not to stay in town and visit only during one day. We shopped at Blackwells for books, had a quick...

North Berwick, Scotland (2016)
13 photos
North Berwick is a seaside town and former royal burgh in East Lothian, not far from Edinburgh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Berwick


Castles in Scotland (2016)
72 photos
In July we visited parts of England and Scotland. We visited a good number of castles, in sorts & sizes.

Lindisfarne Castle & Priory (2016)
17 photos
Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, much altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1901. The island is accessible from the...

Eyemouth, Scotland
5 photos
Coastal town in Berwickshire

Barter Books of Alnwick (2016)
9 photos
Back in April 1991, and in the face of a rather large overdraft, Mary Manley decided to open a secondhand bookshop - one that would be based on the swap system and called Barter Books. Her husband,...

IJmuiden harbour (2016)
5 photos
Sailing from IJmuiden harbour offered a few photo opportunities.


All American Day (2016) at Leimuiderbrug
16 photos
At Café Ruimzicht (a.k.a. Café Rooie Nel) in Leimuiderbrug the 19th edition of 'All American Day' - an afternoon with American music, bikes, BBQ & beer as well as a general good...

Terraces in Holland
34 photos
The Dutch enjoy a terrace in the sun while abroad and they seem to crave a similar tradition at home. Even though the weather is hardly suitable on most days to enjoy a drink or lunch outside on a...

Stephen Shore (Retrospective - Huis Marseille
15 photos
Stephen Shore (born October 8, 1947) is an American photographer known for his images of banal scenes and objects in the United States, and for his pioneering use of color in art photography. In...

Helmut Newton - Retrospective @FOAM
14 photos
From 17 June 2016, Foam presents a major exhibition of the work of Helmut Newton (Berlin, 1920 - West Hollywood, 2004), a legendary, supremely influential photographer. Taking over the entire...

Northern Lights at InTheWoods
13 photos
InTheWoods.nl 28May2016. Northern Lights is Ben Glover, Stevie Scullion and Matt McGinn. They are all singer-songwriters from Northern Ireland. For this brief tour they have grouped together as...


Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus - Podium Duycker (2016)
27 photos
Ian Siegal & Jimbo Mathus played the modest location of Duycker. Very playful, enjoyed the banter and diversity. These gents show they enjoy music and performing. Ian Siegal is a singer,...

Haarlemmermeer Historisch Museum (06May16)
14 photos
In 1852 an inland sea was made dry, reclaimed and turned into an agricultural area with farms and a few communities. This became the Haarlemmermeer. A canal was dug and the water was pumped out of...

Haarlemmermeer Historisch Museum: Schiphol...
17 photos
The 'Historisch Museum Haarlemmermeer' celebrates the 100 years anniversary of Schiphol with a fine exhibition. While internationally known as 'Amsterdam Int'l Airport' the airport actually belongs...

Koningsdag (King's Day) 2016
21 photos
Traditionally the Dutch people rejoice in Royalty of the Netherlands; festivities are organized, games are held and there is a socalled Free Market (revenue earned are tax...

World Press Photo 2016
17 photos
The World Press Photo Foundation is a major force in developing and promoting the work of visual journalists, with a range of activities and initiatives that span the globe. The annual contest has...


Flowerbulb parade (corso) 2016
60 photos
The annual Flower Parade in Holland between Noordwijk and Haarlem is a 42 km feast of beautiful colors and enticing aromas. We had taken position in Lisse and watched the floats go by.

Amsterdamse Waterleiding Duinen 4-2016
21 photos
A visit the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen nature reserve. This beautiful piece of nature is only a 30-minute drive away from Amsterdam, near the coast. The variety of dunes also means a rich...

Keukenhof (Holland) 2016
46 photos
Keukenhof, the best day out among the flowers! There are more than 7 million bulbs in bloom this spring (2016), with a total of 800 varieties of tulips. An unique experience! Besides the spacious...

FOAM: Jacques Henry Lartigue ('Life in colour')...
11 photos
Jacques Henri Lartigue (June 13, 1894 – September 12, 1986) was a French photographer and painter, known for his photographs of automobile races, planes and Parisian fashion female models. He...

Huis Marseille: 'Une Femme' by Jeroen Robert...
17 photos
The exhibition Une Femme is Jeroen Robert Kramer’s (1967, Amsterdam), a Dutch photographer who lives in Beiroet, Lebanon. It is a poetical photographic narrative based on the life of Monsieur...


Robin de Puy - 'If this is true… "
15 photos
...10.000 km through the USA on a motorcycle'. In search of interesting faces she, Robin de Puy, records on camera. Brilliant portrait photography. Fotomuseum The Hague 2016.

Texas 2015 roadtrip
57 photos
In nov.2015 I toured central parts of Texas; landed in Houston but drove straight to Galveston, spent a few nights in Austin, next was New Braunfels & San Antonio, then headed north to Abilene,...

Haus im Ennstal, 2016 skitrip
47 photos
March 2016, in Schladming-Dachstein area (Ennstal, Östenreich).

Hochwurzen skitrip (2016)
17 photos
One of 5 linked skislopes in the Schladming-Dachstein, Austria area.

Gruene,TX & Gruene Hall
6 photos
A nov.2015 visit to this former ghost town in Texas, now a very interesting historic town people now how to find.


'Werklust' photo exposition DeMeerse (2015)
8 photos
Werklust by Theo Baart - photo exposition in De Meerse. It has been described by the author and photographer as a 'Biography of a landscape in use'. Where once crops and potatoes were grown, Theo...

Rotterdam, Wilhelminakade - 11Feb2016
9 photos
Walkabout on Wilhelminakade, Rotterdam

Vanfleteren on.. | Nederlands Fotomuseum
8 photos
One of the exhibitions I visited in Rotterdam's Nederlands Fotomuseum today, 11Feb2016, was Stephan Vanfleteren's comments on a selection he was allowed to make from the museum's collection. I was...

Toon Michiels - American Neon Signs by Day & Night
10 photos
Exposition in 'Nederlands Fotomuseum' (Rotterdam,NL) Feb.2016 of photography by Toon Michiels taken during 1979. The title says it all.

Zilveren Camera 2015 Award - Exhib Hilversum
15 photos
The 'Zilveren Camera' is a dutch photo competition. The award has been awarded since 1949 to the Dutch photographer deemed to have submitted the best news photograph (or series of photographs) in a...


Teylers Museum (Haarlem) - Real Winters
22 photos
Can you think of a single subject that is more Dutch than a scene of people skating on the ice? The Golden Age was the heyday of the winter landscape.* Then came a period of decline, but after around...

Urban project - Kruisweg 855a
36 photos
A large office block was demolished to make room for apartments. A lot more office buildings have stood empty for years like this one, but companies have to devalue them gradually first from their...

Walkabout
10 photos
Casual pictures taking during a walk, some take their dog, I take whatever camera fits the mood of the day.

Urban project Hoofdvaart
19 photos
Intend to document this change to the town's skyline. Hoofddorp is built on reclaimed land, it used to be an inland sea or at least a lake of considerable size. The land had farms and the villages...

Dana Lixenberg - Imperial Courts 1993-2015
8 photos
Enjoyed this photo exhibition in Huis Marseille Photography Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Martin Roemers 'Metropolis' - Huis Marseille
9 photos

FOAM - jan.2016 Various artists.
24 photos

Newsha Tavakolian's exhibition 'I know why the...
10 photos
Best known for her iconic photographs of struggle and conflict, Newsha Tavakolian creates opportunities to decipher the human condition with candor and sensitivity. 'I know why the rebel sings'...

Winterland - winter amusement - Netherlands
9 photos
Since a few years a returning event, may wel become a tradition.

Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston (TX)
16 photos
A visit to this fine aviation on Nov.11th 2015. Warbirds on display, many flyable, owned or attributed to Lone Star Museum/Texas Hall of Fame or Marinae Aviation Museum/Vietnam War Flight...


Discovery of (Medieval) Daily Life - Exhibition
9 photos
Visit on 07Nov15 to museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam,NL. For a few months there is this exhibition 'From Bosch to Bruegel - Uncovering Everyday Life', paintings and other exhibits dating as...

One foggy day
14 photos
The title says it all, really.

Ramblin' Roots 2015 - TivoliVredenburg (Utrecht,...
39 photos
Fist time I visited the new TivoliVredenburg theatre, for this music fest Ramblin' Roots. It is supposed to be a new Dutch music fest in search of an exciting mix of blues, soul, roots, alternative...

Rescue & Firefighting Open Day SPL 2015
44 photos
An Open Day for families of airport staff with the Rescue & Firefighting Services, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (12Sep2015)

Venice - Murano and Burano
13 photos
Murano is famous for the glass works and Burano for the colourful houses.


Venezia (Italia) - 2015
21 photos
An impression of Venice,Italy - it will come as no surprise that most images will have water shown. And many shapes and sizes of boats.

Gondolas in Venice (2015)
10 photos

Venice,Italy and the Vaporetti (2015)
10 photos
This is a great system for exploring Venice and the Lagoon.

Amsterdam Rijksmuseum - exhibitions (22aug15)
31 photos
A visit to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam for a few temporary exhibitions that appealed to me.

Deventer bookmarket aug.2015
20 photos
A yearly event, with 800+ book stalls, offering everything in books from the very cheap novels to the unique 'priceless' finds. I always come away with a satisfying result, although I would like to...


Urban Redevelopment - comparisons old new
1 photo
Since around 2007 I have been documenting the Urban Landscape where I live, plus Urban Redevelopment Projects. This album will compare the old with the new.

USA Northwest, 2014 roadtrip
38 photos
A circular route from Portland,OR to Yellowstone NP (featured in seperate album). Some images from the road. Oct.2014.

Yellowknife National Park
23 photos
In Oct.2014 we visited it for 2 days.

Greybull boneyard (2014)
15 photos
Visited this quiet airport which has a lot of planes in desert storage, from the days when aerial firefighter Hawkins & Powers had their company here. Some of the planes have been bought by a...

Loire Chateaux (2015)
50 photos
Visit to several of the socalled Loire Castles, located on or near this French river.


Oradour-sur-Glane (F), WW2 monument
11 photos
Soldiers from Nazi Germany massacred over 600 people here in Oradour-sur-Glane during World War 2,

Rennes, France (may 2015)
21 photos
A visit.

Anton Corbijn expo - Den Haag 2015
29 photos
Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn finally made a retrospective exhibition. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and Fotomuseum, located next to each other, each had an exhibition. The biggest and step-by-step...

Honfleur, may 2015
16 photos
'Walk about' through Honfleur, particularly through the historic streets.

Naarden Fotofestival 2015 (part II)
47 photos
For description of this Photo festival see part I.


Naarden Fotofestival 2015
41 photos
Photofestival in Naarden-Vesting, held every two years. As last year it is more about promoting work by Dutch photographers, well-established names (Frans Lanting, Kadir van Lohuizen, Jimmy Nelson)...

Koningsdag (King's Day) Netherlands 27Apr2015
10 photos
Celebrating the King's birthday, people enjoy a 'free market' and festivities. Orange is the celebrated colour, for the House of Orange.

World Press Photo - Amsterdam 23Apr2015
14 photos

Cor Jaring exhib in Huis Marseille (2015)
23 photos
Cor Jaring and others at Huis Marseille in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cor Jaring exhib in Amsterdam Stadsarchief 2015
14 photos
www.corjaring.nl/


Amelia Curran - Koudekerk a/d Rijn 27Feb2015
7 photos
Amelia played several of here older numbers, but also from her latest album, They Promised You Mercy. I love the clarity in her voice and how she articulates her lyrics, even though here lyrics seem...

Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam NL jan.2015 Part II
58 photos
Modern art, colonial and overseas, Christianity in the Lowlands. And a few classics.

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam jan.2015
37 photos

Amsterdam Lightfestival 2015 Iluminade
33 photos
The Amsterdam Lightfestival can be experienced on foot but this time we opted for the boatride through the Amsterdam canals.

Magnificent Seven Cemeteries - London (Sep.2014)
53 photos
Magnificent Seven Cemeteries, 19th century historic cemeteries.


London,UK - Sep.2014
33 photos

Imperial War Museum London
19 photos
Exposition World War I - Sep.2014

Falaise, France - castle and church
11 photos
Falaise, France - castle for birthplace of William the Conqueror and the church because it was there and showed history to D-day (70th anniversary D-day). June 2014.

Chateau de Chinon
10 photos
A visit to Chinon Castle in june 2014.

Fontevraud Abbey
16 photos
A visit to Fontevraud Abbey (l'Abbaye de Fontevrault) in the Loire Valley, in France. Visit in June 2014.


Angers, France 2014
25 photos
A visit to Angers in June 2014. A very nice French city for those interested in a nice mix of history (castle, cathedral) and an assortment of nice restaurants and pubs.

Le Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy
14 photos
A visit in june 2014 to this famous UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Rouen, june 2014
22 photos
A visit to this beautiful French city to enjoy the rich past and history.

Aviodrome Fly-In 2014, Planes and Trucks
24 photos
Wonderful gathering of vintage planes, flying activity at the Aviodrome; 16aug2014.

Sainte-Mère-Église 2014 D-day anniversary &...
26 photos
Joining the 70th anniversary of Normandy's D-day invasion on 6.6.1944 at Sainte-Mère-Église.


'Camp Arizona' Carentan, WW2 re-enactors
14 photos
Joining the 70th anniversary of the D-day invasion in Normandy 6.6.1944 we came upon this Camp Arizona, full of reenactors and vintage war material.

Carentan D-Day Tank Museum
16 photos
A visit during the 70th anniversary of Normandy's D-day invasion, june 2014.

FOAM photography exhibs, 07aug14
17 photos
A visit to FOAM, Foto Amsterdam - as usual some excellent work on display.

Huis Marseille photo exhibs 07aug14
19 photos
A visit to this treasure house of photography. I came to visit the Taco Anema exhibition but found plenty of other inspiring photo work.

Ed van der Elsken AMSTERDAM!
10 photos
Exhibition in Amsterdam's Stadsarchief, aug.2014


Graffiti Wall
46 photos
I frequently pass here and notice regular changes; so I decided to save some of them. Not quite 'Banksy' but not bad either. In March 2015 I noticed the Wall being demolished; on 04May2015 I noticed...

Deventer Bookmarket 03Aug2014
13 photos
The 26th edition of the Deventer bookmarket, almost 900 stalls of sellers with the widest selection of books available. Blessed by the most glorious weather.

Deventer Public Library
7 photos
According to some, printed books will disappear, people will change to e-readers. Or become non-readers, books loosing ground to film and video. I don't think so, not in my time, but libraries are...

Heemstede Library
5 photos
An excellent photo exhib lured me to this location! July 2014.

Cherbourg 70th anni D-Day 2014
74 photos
Vintage transports, warbirds and propliners gathered in Normandy at Cherbourg airport in a memorial for the 70th anniversary of D-Day (6.6.1944). Photos taken at 5th and 6th of June 2014. VIPs came...


Haarlem Stripdagen 2014
28 photos
A great gathering of connoisseurs and enthusiasts for the comic books, here in Holland referred to as 'Strips'. A great variety in comic books, cartoons, etc. Location: Haarlem, Netherlands...

Muiderslot (Castle), Netherlands
28 photos
A visit to the castle Muiderslot near Muiden in the Netherlands on 30May2014. We also visited the wonderful garden, in medieval times they used the plants for herbs, medicin and colouring.

World Press Photo Awards 2014 exhib
11 photos
Visited the inspiring photo exhib at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam.

Roman Vishniac - photo exhib
15 photos
In Amsterdam's Joods Historisch Museum I visited on 29May2014 an impressive photo exhibition of the work by Roman Vishniac: titled Roman Vishniac (Re)discovered for some of his work displayed here...

Rhythm & Blues Night 2014
11 photos
Music Fest in Oosterpoort, Groningen 03May2014. Unfortunately security refused access for my EOS 5D3 camera: anything with detachable lenses labelled as 'too professional'. This spoilt the entire...


Koningdag 26Apr2014
19 photos
Celebrating the King's birthday (not actually today but such celebrations would not be fitting on a sunday) there is the tradition in the Netherlands of the free market, where everybody can sell...

Aviation - Odds & Ends
17 photos
Preserved, Experimental, Home-builts, etc

ATC Control Towers
2 photos

Military Aircraft - Transport
7 photos

Lofoten, Norway
25 photos
Visit march 2014


Tromso, Norway
3 photos
3-2014

Hurtigruten Arctic Cruise
11 photos
During march 2014 on a cruise Harstad - Kirkenes v.v. Some images as seen from the MS Finnmarken.

Hammerfest, Norway
4 photos
A quick stop on the Hurtigruten sailing in march 2014

Svolvaer, Lofoten, Norway
7 photos
A visit in march 2014

Vardø, Norway
9 photos
A cold visit in march 2014


Kirkenes, Norway
10 photos
A visit in march 2014

Honningsvåg, Norway
9 photos
Visit march 2014

Svolvaer Library (Norway)
4 photos
A visit in march 2014 found this library had an excellent selection of international photo books. A nice place to hide if the weather turns foul.

Hammerfest Library (Norway)
7 photos
A visit to this museum in march 2014 had me walking into a fantastic photo exhibition of photo by Kåre Kivijärvi; he was born in 1938, in Hammerfest - died 1991 and he was a Norwegian photographer...

Kirkenes Library, Norway
6 photos
Visit march 2014. The library in Kirkenes has an extensive selection of books in Russian language, for the extensive amount of Russians who live and/or work here.


Tromsø Polar Museum
14 photos
A visit to the Polar Museum at Tromsø, Norway march 2014 - about winter trapping, seal hunting and expeditions

Ships, boats & other vessels
5 photos
As the title says: anything that floats or otherwise travels over water!

Teylers Museum - The Romantic Soul
21 photos
Towards the end of the eighteenth century, Europe witnessed the advent of a new cultural movement, in reaction to the prevailing coolness of classicism: Romanticism. Gone was the supremacy of Reason....

Cruquius Steam Mill Museum
4 photos
The Museum De Cruquius (or Cruquiusmuseum) occupies the old Cruquius steam pumping station in Cruquius, the Netherlands. It derives its name from Nicolaas Kruik (1678–1754), a Dutch land-surveyor...

Business Jets
14 photos


Historic odds and ends
10 photos
Documents, stubs and other traces of the past

Stores in Transitional Stages
136 photos
Stores and shops closed, awaiting new owners. Some making preparations to start. The ever changing urban landscape. By 2016 I noticed the smallest of stores were the quickest to find new owners,...

The Sochi Project - Huis Marseille Photography
11 photos
A visit to this exhibition on 05Jan2014. The exhib had also other Russian photographers, some are included here but I had difficulty with a new camera and lost the Oleg Klimov pictures.

William Klein Photography FOAM 05Jan2014
13 photos
Exhibiton of the work by William Klein, US photographer.

Simon Carmiggelt 100 Jaar - Persmuseum 1-2014
9 photos
The 'Persmuseum' (Museum of the Press) featured an exhibition on Dutch journalist and writer Simon Carmiggelt.


Amsterdam Iluminade 2013
32 photos
Amsterdam Light Festival 'Iluminade' 06dec2013 - 19jan2014. We did the walking tour yesterday and of most artist expressions I tried to capture a nightly impression. I hope it will get a repeat in...

John Gorka at the Paradiso (15Dec2013)
5 photos
John Gorka, singersongwriter performed his folk country music for an appreciative crowd at the Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Gurf Morlix & Ray Bonneville 07Dec2013
10 photos
These talented singersongwriters from Austin,TX played a really good gig at InTheWoods (Lage Vuursche, Netherlands). A great night, thanks for the music guys!

FOAM visit Photo Gallery Nov2013
28 photos
Visit 06Nov13 to FOAM (Fotografie Amsterdam) on Amsterdam's Keizersgracht 609. Exhibs: Cristina De Middel with 'The Afronauts' took Zambia's ambition to enter a space program a little further (but...

Postcard 1970s - military aviation
45 photos
Postcards which I collected during late-1960s and early-1970s.


Seasick Steve - Vredenburg (Netherlands) 16Oct13
10 photos
Concert by Seasick Steve, blues guitarist and singer/songwriter.

Bronze sculptures at Castle Brederode
25 photos
A fine display of art, bronze sculptures, at Brederode Castle near Haarlem, Netherlands (august 2013)

Visit 22aug2013 Frans Hals Museum
20 photos
De Hallen Haarlem museum presented an exhibition on Dutch portraiture dating from the present to 100 years old. In the footsteps of the famous Frans Hals. Paintings, sculptures, photography and...

FOAM Photo Exhibs 7-2013
14 photos
Vsited the FOAM gallery in Amsterdam for the exposition of photography (& video) by Tim Hetherington and Edward Steichen.

Huis Marseille - Walker Evans
13 photos
In July 2013 visited this Museum of Photography in Amsterdam (NL) for the Walker Evans photo exposition, Decade by Decade. Brilliant photography.


Bangkok, coming full circle
31 photos
We started out from Bangkok, flew to Phnom Penh, by bus to Siam Reap, flew to Luang Prabang and this page has closing photos in Bangkok: full circle. March 2013.

Kuangsi Falls - Laos (3-2013)
10 photos
On an excursion from Luang Prabang to the Kuang Si Falls and Bear Rescue Center.

Mekong and Pak Ou caves
22 photos
On a visit to Luang Prabang (Laos) in march 2013 we did an excursion, a boat trip on the Mekong for a visit to the Pak Ou caves.

Luang Prabang (Laos) 3-2013
29 photos
Luang Prabang, a restful visit to this UNESCO Heritage town in Laos.

World Press Photo 13
14 photos
Exhibition on Wolrd Press Photo 2012 winners in De Oude Kerk (Amsterdam, Netherlands). A fascinating bonus was the expo on Russian Photography laureates.


Visit to FOAM Photography
23 photos
Visit to this ever exhilarating photo & video gallery in Amsterdam (Netherlands). On this visit we admired exhibitions by Stephen Gill, Koos Breukel & Roy Villevoye and Monica Nouwens.

Exhib Slavery Past & Present
7 photos
150 years ago the Netherlands abolished slavery in the Dutch colonies. At the invitation of Stichting Herdenking Slavernijverleden 2013 (Foundation for Commemoration of Slavery in the Past 2013),...

Doel (B), a doomed town
36 photos
Due to expansion of Antwerp harbour the town of Doel is virtually abandoned. People visit while touring and the grafitti make it an interesting subject for urbex photographers. Date of visit...

Bredevoort, book town (Netherlands).
6 photos
Bredevoort has presented itself as Bredevoort boekenstad (Bredevoort book town), after the examples of Hay-on-Wye in Wales and Redu in Belgium. There were more than twenty second-hand book shops in...

Giethoorn & Dwarsgracht, Netherlands 2013
29 photos
A visit to these communities in the Netherlands, both have for their historic center (and tourist attraction) more waterways than roads.


Urk, Netherlands
12 photos
June 2013 a visit to this small fishing town on the IJselmeer (formerly Zuiderzee).

Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
47 photos
A visit in June 2013. The museum of the tropics and third world countries is very educational and leads to better understanding between cultures.

Fotofestival Naarden-Vesting 2013
130 photos
A brilliant and unique Photo Exhibition is held in Naarden-Vesting (Netherlands) every two years. I have visited this event a number of times over the years. This time it lasted May 18th - June 23rd....

Chong Khneas Floating Village
35 photos
A visit in march 2013 to the floating village of Chong Khneas (a.k.a. Kneas) on Tonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia.

Temples of Angkor (day 3)
44 photos
Visit in March 2013, visited Ta Keo, Neak Poan, Preah Khan and Ta Som.


Angkor: Banteay Srei and Pre Rup
24 photos
Visit 3-2013 to Angkor temples Banteay Srei and Pre Rup.

Angkor Temples (1)
34 photos
A first day of excursion brought a visit to Angkor Thom, the Bayon, Baphuon Temple and Ta Prohm (famous for the Tomb Raider scenes). To name a few. In general there are two types of temples: the ones...

Siem Reap Streetphotography 3-2013
19 photos
The title speaks for itself I think.

Phnom Penh 3-2013
32 photos
A visit to Cambodia's capital in march 2013.

Phnom Penh: Wat Ounalom (temple)
13 photos
Visit to Phnom Penh in march 2013.


Cambodia's Killing Fields
37 photos
March 2013. Visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh and just outside PP: Choeung Ek, one of the Killing Fields.

Phnom Penh: Royal Palace & National Museum
30 photos
A visit to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, in march 2013.

Koninginnedag 2013
12 photos
Queen's Day 30Apr2013. This day Queen Beatrix abdicated, her son Willem-Alexander took her place on the throne of the Netherlands. Next year we will have 'King's Day'.

Bangkok 3-2013, start of journey
50 photos
The S E Asia 2013 trip started in Bangkok and would continue through Cambodia & Laos, to end again in Bangkok. This is about the start.

Arnold Newman - Masterclass Photography
10 photos
Visited the Arnold Newman 'Masterclass' exhibition on the very last day at the Fotomuseum in The Hague (Netherlands). Brilliant photography, endlessly inspirational.


Libraries
145 photos
Emphasizing the importance and wealth (cultural, educational, moral, etc) of (shared) books I document libraries when I come across them. I won't deny the ease of use of e-readers, but books should...

Istanbul's streets
43 photos
Photos taken during a visit in nov.2012. This metropolis has a fascinating streetscene.

Istanbul Photography Museum
7 photos
A wonderful new museum, should by on everybody's list for a visit, anyone with an interest in fine photography.

Istanbul's wooden houses
11 photos
Becaue of the fire threat they vanish but as yet they add history to the streets of Istanbul

Istanbul Topkapi Palace
33 photos


Istanbul: Mosques and Museums
35 photos
Istanbul is much more than these locations but it would be a waste to avoid them.

Istanbul - things in close up
12 photos

Istanbul cats
7 photos
You cannot turn a corner in Istanbul without seeing a cat. And at home on the photos you'll find even more!

Istanbul Boats and Bridges
25 photos
A look on the water and from the water.

Istanbul Archeological Museum
18 photos
A most fascinating museum!


Istanbul nov.2012
45 photos
My first visit to Istanbul, a fascinating metropolis!

Lake Hood floatplanes - june 2012
99 photos
Seaplanes (a.k.a. floatplanes) flying from Lake Spenard / Lake Hood, Anchorage (Alaska).

US Pacific Northwest roadtrip (6-2012)
89 photos
Driving around in Oregon and Washington State,USA - taking in the various sights such as ghost towns, Crater Lake, Silver Falls SP and some general impressions.

Museo dell'Aeronautica Caproni (Trento)
37 photos
Photos were made on 05Sep12 at Museo dell'Aeronautica 'Gianni Caproni' at Trento, Italy.

Dolhuys - Asylum exhibition (2012)
31 photos
My first visit to this museum: the Dolhuys in Haarlem (Netherlands). National museum of psychiatry. From 19Oct12 until 20Jan13 it had an exhibition Architecture of an Ideal, including photography by...


Teylers Museum - RAPHAEL Exhib (2012)
15 photos
A vitis to the Teylers Museum in Haarlem, Netherlands 02Nov12 to see the work of Rafael; With Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael was one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance.

Propliners at Fairbanks (2012)
28 photos
In june 2012 we visited Alaska. Propliners were on the menu too. These photos were taken during a visit to Everts Air Cargo at FAI.

Propliners at Anchorage 2012
27 photos
A visit in June 2012 to Alaska; propliners were also on the menu. These photos were taken on the ramp of TransNorthern Aviation, Anchorage IAP.

Mary Gauthier - Patronaat (Haarlem) 25Oct12
15 photos
Mary Gauthier, with support act Michael de Jong and Ben Glover, played Americana music, in Haarlem (the Netherlands)

Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen
28 photos
A visit to this museum on the Bodensee, in Germany on the border with Austria. Date of visit 03Sep12


Jan Banning - Bureaucratics
5 photos
Visited the exhibition of Bureaucratics and stood in awe of this fantastic work.

Cinque Terre, Italy (2012)
41 photos
A visit to Cinque Terre in sep.2012

Tuscany, Italy (2012)
57 photos
A visit to various communities in this beautiful region

Volterra, Tuscany (Italy 2012)
35 photos
A visit in Sep.2012 we greatly enjoyed.

Churches of Volterra
16 photos
Churches plenty in Italy, sometimes endearing in bareness but often decorated with the most beautiful frescoes


Streets of Volterra (2012)
16 photos
Wandering the small, historic streets of Volterra in Tuscany, Italy (Sep.2012)

Guarnacci Etruscan Museum, Volterra
9 photos
Guarnacci Etruscan Museum, with thousands of funeral urns dating back to the Hellenistic and Archaic periods. Main attractions are the bronze statuette "Shadow of the Night" and the...

Castles in Emilia-Romagna (2012)
24 photos
A frustrating day in sep.2012: we tried to visit 3 castles but the information was incorrect, not available or incorrect. In the end we found ourselves at the gates of 3 castles but entered none...

Fontevivo, Italy (2012)
13 photos
A two-night stopover for a visit to Parma brought us to the wonderful Relais Fontevivo; we stayed in the converted monastery, enjoyed fine dining and took a look at the church next door.

Limone sul Garda (Italy)
7 photos
A stopover for lunch in Sep.2012 allowed for a brief stroll in Limone, on Garda Lake, in Italy.


Ponte di Legno, Italy (2012)
34 photos
A stay of two nights in Ponte di Legno, Italy.

Kelly Joe Phelps - Oude Veiling 23Sep12
11 photos
Kelly Joe Phelps, bluesman and songwriter, plyed in De Oude Veiling (Aalsmeer, Netherlands) on 23Sep12.

Vaduz, Liechtenstein (012)
6 photos
A brief stop for a walk and lunch brought us in Vaduz, Liechtenstein in Sep.2012

Friedrichshafen, Boden See (2012)
6 photos
A stopover in Friedrichshafen allowed for on evening walk at the shore of the Boden See.

Talkeetna bushplanes
37 photos
A visit to the airport of Talkeetna,Alaska june 2012


Vintage planes at Palmer,Alaska 2012
22 photos
Visited this airport in Alaska in search of classic transports, bushplanes and aerial firefighting planes. Alaska is one of few places you'll find these at one spot and are allowed to walk around...

Planes in Alaska 2012
81 photos
In search of vintage, classic planes in rugged Alaska.

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum
68 photos
A visit in June to this remarkable aviation museum in Oregon.

WAAAM Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile...
82 photos
WAAAM has one of the largest collections of still flying airplanes and still driving antique cars in the USA. I visited this magnificent museum in Hood River (Oregon,US) during June...

Urban Project no.1d - Hoofddorp
148 photos
To illustrate a contemporay (changing) urban landscape I have taken it upon myself to walk the streets, over a number of years, and photograph the streets of this town. Various styles of building can...


Historic cities Germany 1800s
16 photos
Scanned from a 1974 book by Wolfgang Schwarze, a book I traded for a few paperbacks; the book has some 80 such drawings.

Sugar City - Halfweg 12May12
7 photos
The Sugar City Project won the 2011 Fiabci Prix dÉxcellence in the category Environmental Conservation. The abanoned sugar mill (CSM) is slowly put to new use again.

400 Women Exhibition - Halfweg 5-2012
53 photos
400 Women is a conceptual installation work by artist Tamsyn Challenger utilising a mass collaboration with nearly 200 artists in response to the murders of women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico....

Aviodrome reopened - visit May 2012
48 photos
On 28Apr12 the Aviodrome aviation museum in Lelystad (Netherlands) reopened its doors, with new owner, investment plans and prospects.

FOAM photo exhib 4-2012
27 photos
The FOAM gallery in Amsterdam had 3 exhibitions I was interested in: New York Times Magazine Photographs, Sit Down Before You Go (Bertien van Manen) and Dream House (Gregory Crewdson).


Koninginnedag 2012
26 photos
On April 30th the Dutch celebrate the Queen's birthday. Actually this is the birthday of Queen's mum, Juliana (RIP), but Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands kept tradition and did not change the...

Eliza Gilkyson - In The Woods 2012
10 photos
Eliza Gilkyson, singersongwriter from Austin,TX and Jens Lysdal played In The Woods (Netherlands) on 27Apr12. She was promoting her latest cd: Roses at the End of Time.

World Press Photo - 2012 Exhibition
10 photos
The annual exhibition by some of the world's most significant and influential photojournalists was again of mind blowing standards, very inspiring. Exhibition in De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam - 20 april -...

Midsomer in Holland
19 photos
Midsomer Murders is a popular tv series; murders are solved by the police in idyllic British country setting with fairs, garden parties, etc. This event in my town reminded me of such nostalgic...

Monnickendam, Netherlands - 11Apr2012
15 photos
A visit to the historic town of Monnickendam, Netherlands. Its harbour has also historic vessels available for charter, sail out on the IJselmeer.


Volendam, Netherlands 11Apr2012
11 photos
A visit to historic Volendam, town of fishermen on the IJselmeer in the Netherlands.

Ramsau am Dachstein / Planai
59 photos
In march 2012 we went skiing on the various slopes of the Planai. We had a comfortable stay in Ramsau am Dachstein.

Greg Trooper - De Oude Veiling, 11Mar2012
5 photos
Greg Trooper, singer songwriter from New York, played a gig at De Oude Veiling in Aalsmeer (Netherlands) on 12Mar2012, promoting his new CD: Upside-Down Town.

CRASH WW2 museum - 03Mar2012
22 photos
The CRASH world war 2 and resistance museum celebrated its 25th anniversary and the fact it moved to Fort Aalsmeer 5 years ago. It is located near Amsterdam IAP. In the war years 1940-1945 several...

Mark Lanegan - Paradiso 29feb12
8 photos
Mark Lanegan and band played the Paradiso in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Vintage prints
14 photos
'Romantische werken' was a series of books but due to age and neglect not salvable so I threw them out; after scanning these prints.

Frans Hals Museum - Haarlem jan.12
15 photos
A visit on 27Jan2012 to the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, an exhibition "Celebrating in the Golden Age".

Roadtrip US-Canada 2011
25 photos
We drove from Boston to Greenville Junction,Maine then back to the coast for the ferry to Nova Scotia and returned to Boston by coastal route.

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia (2011)
14 photos
On 23Sep11 we visited Peggy's Cove with the famous lighthouse; I very much enjoyed the houses on the waterside in this picturesque fishing town on Canada's Atlantic Coast.

Cars - vintage and all sorts
4 photos


Railfan Day North Conway Sep.2011
27 photos
Luck would have it that upon my visit to North Conway, New Hampshire (USA) on 18Sep11 a Railfan Day was being held. Besides our intended trip on a steamtrain there was plenty in motion on the rails.

Owl's Head Transportation Museum
44 photos
The Owl's Head Transportation Museum is located at Knox County Airport, about 2 miles south of Rockland,ME on Route 7. Date of visit 28Sep2011. The museum has also a selection of early aeroplanes on...

SBS6 Christmas Parade - Hoofddorp
31 photos
The SBS6 Christmas parade came to Hoofddorp, NL on 21Dec11.

Ray Bonneville - Paradiso 04Dec2011
7 photos
Ray Bonneville played the Paradiso in Amsterdam (Netherlands) on 04Dec11. He was promoting his latest CD, Bad Man's Blood. His parents moved the family from Canada when he was young to the US, where...

Gurf Morlix sings Blaze Foley - Leiden 01Dec11
6 photos
Gurf Morlix promoting his CD 'Blaze Foley's 113th Wet Dream', honouring this Texan singer/songwriter; also promoting Kevin Triplett's documentary 'Duct Tape Messiah' about Blaze, who was murdered in...


Nathan Hamilton & Michael Fracasso (Guest Gurf...
24 photos
These gents, masters of singer/songwriter genre, played 21Nov11 an excellent gig in Grandcafe Cinetone, in Amsterdam (Netherlands).

Marianne Breslauer - Unguarded Moments
11 photos
Amsterdam's Jewish Historical Museum (JHM) has managed a first: to get photos of Marianne Breslauer (1909-2001) on show in The Netherlands. Date of visit to the museum 24Aug2011.

FOAM - Anton Corbijn and Misha de Ridder
7 photos
Anton Corbijn showed his exhib Inward and Onward (portraits of artists) in the FOAM Gallery (Amsterdam, Netherlands) while Misha de Ridder had photos and video here from Norway on show ('Solstice')

England (2011)
21 photos
A fruitful visit in june 2011 to many historic locations in England

Alresford, Hampshire (2011)
9 photos
A visit in june 2011 to this charming English town


Watercress Railway (Alresford)
18 photos
A very fine day out on historic railway near Winchester (june 2011).

Nunney Castle and Church
14 photos
A visit to this charming hamlet, featuring a castle ruin and a very charming 13th century church

Hay-on-Wye booktown (2011)
6 photos
Over 30 shops selling and trading books can be found in this charming market town.

Kenilworth Castle (2011)
18 photos
Decades ago we also visited this impressive castle and we decided to revisit. The recreated Elizabethan garden was new to us. Date of visit june 2011.

Fotheringhay Castle and Church
17 photos
A visit to the site where Mary Stuart Queen of Scots was beheaded in 1587. Not much remains from the castle, but the church is impressive (Richard III's history here firmly in place) and the...


Lowther Castle and Gardens
8 photos
A castle and gardens in ruines but being restored. The gardens ar eovergrown and an adventure to seek out the remains. Visit dates from June 2011.

Dutch Landscapes (Paintings)
19 photos
A Portrait of Holland - The Dutch Landscape in Art since 1850. An excellent exhibtion [24JUN2011 - 11SEP.2011] in De Hallen in Haarlem (Noord Holland); visit 06Aug2011.

Scotland 2011
135 photos
A visit we made in June 2011, mainly in the footsteps of Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, but with a few other interests as well.

Airbase Museum - Coventry 18JUN2011
32 photos
A visit to the Airbase museum where many classic planes are airworthy and one can buy a flightseeing ride on certain days.

National Museum of Flight - Edinburgh 2011
77 photos
A visit to this air museum at East Fortune, near Edinburgh (Scotland) on 12JUN2011


Lyle Lovett in Melkweg 10Jul11
15 photos
Lyle Lovett and band played the Melkweg in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

FotoFestival Naarden 2011
99 photos
From 21 may until 19 juni 2011 the photo exhibition again took place at Naarden Vesting (Netherlands). High quality as a standard and much inspired (and inspiring!) dedication. Theme for the...

Moscow, Russia - April 2011
74 photos
A visit to this vast Russian metropolis

Moscow - the Metro
12 photos
Often lavishly decorated with tiles and icons, it is also hugely efficient and clean. Over 6 million people use the metro each day.

Moscow Kolomenskoye & Tsaritsyno Park
17 photos
Kolomenskoye (Russian: Коло́менское) is a former royal estate situated several miles to the south-east of Moscow city-centre, on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna (hence the...


Museum of Moscow's History
10 photos
Not to be confused with the huge history museum on the Red Square, is one of the oldest museums of the city and was established on the initiative of Russian scientific community in 1896. This museum...

Moscow - Gorky Park
16 photos
April 2011 - a moment between seasons, cleaning in progress and Gorky Parky abandoned except for a few passers by.

Moscow's Gulag History Museum
11 photos
A visit made in april 2011; a marvellous and fascinating museum.

Moscow- Soviet Exhibition Center
48 photos
The exhibition was established February 17, 1935 as the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition (VSKhV). Date of visit was 21Apr2011

Moscow - Red Square
23 photos
Red Square (Russian: Красная площадь, Krásnaya plóshchad’) is a city square in Moscow. The square separates the Kremlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official...


Moscow - Novodevitsji Monastery
19 photos
Founded in 1524 by Grand Duke Vasily III to celebrate the recapture of Smolensk from the Lithuanians, the Novodevichy Convent is one of the most beautiful sights in Moscow.

FOAM Exhibition: Antiphotojournalism
19 photos
Antiphotojournalism 1 April - 8 June 2011 Photojournalism is in the midst of a remarkable, and singularly unexpected, renaissance. New practices, strategies, viewpoints, techniques, and agents have...

World Press Photo 2010
15 photos
The jury of the 54th World Press Photo Contest has selected an image by South African photographer Jodi Bieber as the World Press Photo of the Year 2010. This is a visit to the Óude Kerk' (Old...

W. Eugene Smith photography
29 photos
A while ago I visited a fantastic photography exhibition in FOAM Gallery. Admire the photography, Mr Smith' career and social commitment.

Monino air museum - 2011
125 photos
In april 2011 I visited this aviation museum outside Moscow, Russia


Postcards (3)
137 photos
Sending postcards from holiday destinations seems to be a fading tradition. Perhaps its heyday was in the 1960s and 1970s. Here are a collection my parents kept.

Postcards (2)
93 photos
A dying tradition it seems, to send postcards from our holiday destinations or trips abroad. These were collected by my parents, most were sent during 1970s.

Postcards
103 photos
Perhaps a dying tradition sending postcards from holiday adresses; these are old postcards which were sent to my parents over the years.

Birds, wildlife and other
160 photos
Animals of all sorts, but mostly birds.

Edinburgh Castle and Palace
55 photos
Visits to Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in March 2011


Edinburgh -Mar.2011-
115 photos
A visit of 5 days to the Scottish capital.

Tower of London
42 photos
A visit to the Tower of London in Feb.2011

London,UK Feb.2011
26 photos
A weekend to London, revisiting.

Tony Joe White - Zoetermeer 16FEB11
19 photos
Tony Joe White brought the swamp blues to the 'Boerderij' in Zoetermeer, Netherlands. Great show!

W.Eugene Smith in FOAM
30 photos
Exhibition of W.Eugene Smith' photography in FOAM Gallery in Amsterdam,NL - Smith is considered the master of the photo-essay. (b.1918 - d.1978)


Urban Project no.1c - Hoofddorp
84 photos
To illustrate an contemporay urban landscape I have taken it upon myself to walk the streets, over a number of years, and photograph the streets of this town. Various styles of building can be seen...

The Hague's Historical Museum
44 photos
A visit to this fine museum was made on Jan.28th 2011. The paintings on show were from a privat collector Baron Van Heeckeren van Wassenaer (1809-1875). I was allowed to take photos here, provided I...

Made in Holland - Collection Old Dutch Masters
17 photos
Eijk and Rose-Marie de Mol van Otterloo have built an exeptionally beautiful collection of paintings of the Dutch Golden Age. Each of the pictures is a masterpiece of extraodinarily high quality....

Photo Exhibition Eddy van Wessel
11 photos
In Kasteel (Castle) Woerden I visited a photo exhibition by Eddy van Wessel, titled WAR, my personal story. War photography, destruction, suffering people, the aftermath...

Tofino, B.C.
14 photos
In Sep.2010 we spent a few days here, on the Westcoast of Vancouver Island. It rained most of the time during the 3 days of our stay.


Museum of Anthropology- Vancouver
18 photos
We thoroughly enjoyed a visit in Sep.2010 to this fascinating museum.

Bushplanes at Campbell River,B.C.
39 photos
A visit here 13Sep-16Sep 2010 included a visit to The Spit, which has Sealand Aviation and several operators, and also to the airport, where Sealand has another maintenance facility.

Helicopters
12 photos
Helicopters are not strictly my interest but cannot ignore them either.

Martin Mars
19 photos
While driving through Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, B.C. I noticed the Martin Mars flying. This is a fairly rare event. Approaching the air tanker base on Sproat Lake I got some shots through the...

Danske Tekniske Museum
59 photos
On 07Jul10 I visited this transport museum, rather for the excellent aviation collection but also enjoyed the other exhibits. Helsingor is about 40km north of Copenhagen in Denmark. For the...


Flygvapenmuseum Malmen - Linköping
125 photos
Photoreport on a visit made 26Jun2010. A visit can be highly recommended, an excellent collection and well documented. The museum is clearly signposted from the E4 to Linköping. - For the type...

Museum of Anthropology, Leiden
49 photos
Some exhibitions were about to be closed and renewed, so on 24Oct10 we made another visit to this highly interesting museum in Leiden, Holland

Amsterdam Sail 2010
28 photos
Spent a few hours at the Noordzee Kanaal (Northsea Canal) watching the participants sail up to Amsterdam. Lots of little boats on the water to welcome them. August 19th.

Norway, summer 2010
34 photos
First visit to Scandinavia, here are some images taken in Norway (see also other sets on specific subject or location).

Kronborg Castle, Helsingor
27 photos
A visit on 07Jul10 to Kronborg Castle in Helsingor (immortalised as Elsinore in Shakespeare's Hamlet) provided us with these images. An impressive castle with an excellent presentation


Sweden (Summer 2010)
21 photos
A roadtrip through Sweden and here are some random images (see also other Sets on certain subjects)

Oslo, Norway (July 2010)
9 photos
A few images of an afternoon in Oslo

Ringebu Stave Church (Stavkirke) Norway
6 photos
In the middle ages there were over 1200 Stave Churches in Norway; today there are just 28. Everyone who sees the construction of a Stave Church will be fascinated by its beauty and sacredness, a...

Trollstigen, Norway (2010)
17 photos
Trollstigen, in th eheart of Romsdal, is one of the best visited attractions in Norway. While we started out with low hanging clouds, the Gods showed a good humour and brought out the sun...

Fjordcruise to Geiranger (Norway)
25 photos
We spent three hours, leisuraly, on a cruise admiring the fjords and Norways's landscape (July 2010)


Borgund Stavkirke (Norway), 2010
7 photos
Visited this remarkable church on 03Jul2010

Bergen, Norway 2010
20 photos
Drove in saturday 03Jul2010, left the next day. Walked parts of the historic district.

Deventer Boekenmarkt
24 photos
Enjoyed this bookfair, an annual event in the historic town of Deventer (Netherlands). date of visit was 01AUG2010.

Ystad, Sweden
16 photos
A visit to Ystad, in Swedish province of Skane; the interest in Manning Hankell's books about police inspector Wallander (also converted to tv series) brought this about but Ystad is in itself worthy...

Midsummer Celebration
11 photos
Midsummer celebration in Pataholm, Sweden (2010)


Denmark
14 photos
Images taken at various places in Denmark

Yrjö Edelmann
8 photos
Ran into an exposition at Kalmar Slott (Castle) in Sweden, greatly enjoyed Mr edelmann's work! Mor eimages on my page www.ruudleeuw.com/trv-scandi2010-1.htm

Kalmar Caslte, Sweden
32 photos
Kalmar Castle (Kalmar slott) is a castle in Kalmar, the province of Småland in Sweden.

Fabulous Thunderbirds at P60 Amstelveen
15 photos
The famous blues group The Fabulous Thunderbirds, with Kim Wilson, played a rare gig in Amstelveen, the Netherlands on 10JUL2010.

Amsterdam, Netherlands
55 photos
A town I seem to visit regularly, not always with a camera, but here are some images of when I do carry a camera...


Paul Merton's Improv Chums 2010
21 photos
Witnessed their quick-wit and wonderful humour in the Carré theater in Amsterdam

David Olney and Sergio Webb
10 photos
We enjoyed some fine music by these gents in De Oude Veiling (The Ol'Auction House) in Aalsmeer, Netherlands on 30May2010

Grayson Capps - Leiden 22May2010
19 photos
Grayson Capps, singer/songwriter of the US Deep South, did a gig in the Q-bus (Leiden, Netherlands).

Tennessee Studs - Amsterdam
15 photos
The Tennessee Studs played their finest americana music and blue grass pickings in Cafe De Figurant in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Fine music, plenty of beer and an enthusiastic crowd: YEEHAW!!

Urban Redevelopment - CityHall
62 photos
The immediate area surrounding Hoofddorp's City Hall is being redevelopped with a Cultural Centre (almost finished), a cinema (openend in 2012) and a temporary parkinggarage (groundwork, still in...


Little Boogie Boy Bluesband - 2010
1 photo
The Little Boogie Boy Bluesband with Hein Meijer played in the Bolle olifant cafe in Nieuw Vennep (Holland) 21Mar2010. The bolle olifant hosted a Blues music event, having bands perform on 3...

Elliott Murphy - Paradiso 20Mar2010
14 photos
Elliott Murphy played the Paradiso in Amsterdam, a return visit after he played here 28 years ago! Considering the fact that this American lives in France, about time he played here. And a good gig...

Chris Rea - Never Too Old To Dance
35 photos
Chris Rea played a brilliant gig in the Heineken Music Hall (Amsterdam,NL) on 05Feb2010.

Roadtrip US Northeast 2009
14 photos
We drove through parts of USA and crossed into Ontario,Canada for a few days. Here are some randon impressions.

Odd 'n Ends
17 photos
Stuff I cannot place end up in this folder


Warbirds - Classic Planes
14 photos
Preserving the Aviation Heritage, one finds these former warplanes in restoration, preserved for display or actually flying for fun or displays.

Königsleiten Jan.2010
24 photos
Enjoying wintersports in Königsleiten, on the snowy slippery slopes.

Eddie Izzard - HMH 14Nov09
11 photos
The talented comedian and actor Eddie Izzard performed at the Heineken Music Hall as part of his World Tour (New York's Madison Square gardens was next). Eddie Izzard uses history and the evolution...

Johnny Winter - Patronaat 11Nov09
31 photos
Johnny Winter, the Blues legend, played in Haarlem the Netherlands.

Sam Baker - Paradiso 19Sep09
18 photos
Sam Baker performed with Tim Lorsch at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, the Netherlands


St.Petersburg - Russia
36 photos
In august 2009 we walked the footsteps of the Romanovs in Sint Petersburg.

BankGiro Loterij Airtour 2009 @Aviorome
23 photos
Ceebrating 100 years motorized aviation in the Netherlands.

Venice,Italy
34 photos
In May 2009 we visited Venice,Italy.

Ferrara,Italy
11 photos
We used a lunchbreak ,while en route, to explore a little of the towncenter here.

Padova, Italy
19 photos
we stayed here one night in May 2009; a walk in the afternoon and the next morning resulted in these photos.


Epson Photo Festival Naarden 2009
55 photos
From May 16th to June 14the in Naarden (Netherlands) the 11th Epson Photo Festival took place. Other photo exhibits were on display too at this time. Naarden-Vesting is a beautiful setting for such...

Military Aircraft - Fighters
11 photos
fighter aircraft on display, preserved or in actual use.

Uttar Pradesh, India 2009
59 photos
We visited Agra and Varanasi in january 2009.

Bloemencorso 2009
92 photos
The 62nd edition of this flowerfestival, the Bloemencorso. I went to Sassenheim and saw the colourful 'floats' pass by. The weather was excellent and a large, international crwod had gathered to see...

Keukenhof
47 photos
Flowers, people, a beautiful spring day... a very enjoyable visit to the Keukenhof near Lisse and Hillegom (Netherlands) on 19Apr09


Blue Highways Music Fest 2009
99 photos
Another edition of Blue Highways, a music festival in Utrecht, Netherlands

Otis Gibbs - Lage Vuursche 03Apr09
14 photos
Otis played a gig in 'In The Woods', Lage Vuursche, in the wooded heartland of the Netherlands.

India - Rajasthan
122 photos
During january 2009 I travelled in parts of India. I particularly liked the street scenes, a look at every day life in working progress

Urban Project 1b - Hoofddorp
182 photos
Recording the urban landscape of Hoofddorp continues... Part 1 was done in 2007 and Part 1b continues in 2009. In this chapter the landscape sees many cul-de-sac communities with only one or two ways...

New Delhi jan.2009
13 photos
We arrived in Delhi and the next day we departed by chauffeur driven car, to start our tour of Rajasthan. Here are a few images of the streets of New Delhi.


Amersham,UK
24 photos
A january 2009 visit to this town, in the vicinity of London.

Tim Grimm - Patronaat 22Feb09
14 photos
Tim did a gig in the Café of the Patronaat (Haarlem, Netherlands) and we all enjoyed his storytelling music.

Gurf Morlix & Malcolm Holcombe
18 photos
Performance at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 01Feb09

Urban Renovation
92 photos
A shopping mall is being demolished and replaced by a new one. The last additions in this folder stem from 05Feb12 with the building finished, a few lots available for rent.

Grayson Capps (Qbus 22Nov08)
37 photos
Enjoyed a great gig by Grayson Capps and the Stumpknockers in the Qbus, Leiden, Netherlands


Pistoia,Italy
21 photos
In Sep.2008 we made a brief visit to the historic town of Pistoia (near Firenze / Florence)

Amsterdam
62 photos
Images taken at various times in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Jeffrey Foucault
11 photos
Jeffrey played a gig in Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands) on 18 nov. 2008, a splendid performance

Firenze 2008
55 photos
A brief visit to Florence / Firenze (the cradle of the Renaissance)

Siena, Italy
12 photos
A brief visit, a stroll and a lunch, in this Italian town (Sep.2008)


Perugia 2008
15 photos
A visit to the Italian town of Perugia in Sep.2008

Bologna,Italy
72 photos
A visit in Sep.2008 to this beautiful Italian city

US Southwest 2008
140 photos
Pictures from the road - driving through California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada and back to San Francisco in May 2008.

Nathan Hamilton at In The Woods
11 photos
Nathan Hamilton and his band played In The Woods (Lage Vuursche, Netherlands) on 07Oct08)

DC-3 & Contempories Fly In - Aviodrome
33 photos
On 06Sep08 I attended this Classic Airtransport Fly In at the Aviodrome Aviation Themepark (Lelystad, The Netherlands).


TakeRoot - Groningen 2008
85 photos
Music fest at Groningen,Netherlands - celebrating North American Music 'for past, present and upcoming'... 18 acts performed at the Oosterpoort in Groningen, I managed to see 11 and add a few...

Nathan Hamilton - Take Root 2008
19 photos
Nathan Hamilton performed at the Take Root music festival in Groningen (the Netherlands) on 04Oct08. Nathan promoted his new CD 'receive'. His band consisted of Arthur Brenkman on drums, Adam Roach...

From the Air
157 photos
Things look different, looking down.

Pima Air Museum May08
118 photos
A visit to this museum in Tucson Arizona. These include only jet fighters, helicopters, small trainers. For big bombers and vintage aircraft including airliners please visit my website at...

Bookfair Haarlem June 2008
17 photos
I love to visit these bookfairs, never leave disappointed. When the weather is as sunny as it was on this day, I get in a dangerous mood and spend too much!


Keukenhof (Netherlands) Spring 2008
76 photos
06May08: a pleasant visit to this 'wonder of the world' and majestic landscaping, to take in the bright colours Mother Nature is capable of (albeit with a little help..) A fabulous showpiece of the...

Blue Highways 2008 - Music fest
69 photos
Another edition of this Americana music fest in Utrecht (Netherlands), in the alternative location ofVredenburg Theatre, in Leidse Rijn. The organizers managed to round up another excellent group of...

Turboprop planes & General Aviation
52 photos

Emmetten 2008 (Switzerland)
48 photos
During March 2008 we spent a few days up the mountain slope here and saw the weather change each day.

Steve Earle in Paradiso 31Jan08
27 photos
Steve Earle, assisted by Allison Moorer and DJ Neil MacDonald played the Paradiso in Amsterdam. This former church has been changed into a temple for the performing arts many years ago.


Haarlemmermeer
79 photos
Decided to look more open minded towards my own surroundings in the Netherlands, instead of longing for the distant horizon.

Canada Roadtrip 2007
76 photos
In Sep and Oct 2007 we took a long drive and this is what we saw

Toronto & Niagara Falls 2007
26 photos
Two beautiful, sunny days in Sep.2007

Fred Eaglesmith Nov07
25 photos
Fred Eaglesmith gave an excellent performance in the Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Roots of Heaven IX
71 photos
Americana Music Fest in Patronaat, Haarlem, the Netherlands 10Nov07.


Floatplanes and bushplanes, Canada 2007
238 photos
I travelled in Sep/Oct.2007 through parts of Northwest Ontario in search for bushplanes and floatplanes.

Noor
29 photos
A new member joined the household recently... Born 21May2007

RAF Museum Hendon
47 photos
In july 2007 I visited museum.

De Havilland Heritage Centre
57 photos
Located at Salisbury Hall, where the Mosquito prototype was originally designed, the museum now covers all aspects of the De Havilland aircraft company and its products. All completed exhibits are...

Sandsculptures
59 photos
Sandsculptures in Haarlemmermeer (Aug 2007). Bigger and better than I ever used to built them! Sixty 'sand artists' (from the Netherlands, Russia, US and Italy) worked on these sculptures,...


England 2007
29 photos
A short (4 day) trip to the UK. I love to visit Castles (ruines), medieval churches, etc

Duxford 2007 Flying Legends
106 photos
Warbirds galore at this air show at Duxford Imperial War Museum, near Cambridge,UK

Iceland 2007
87 photos
A visit of only 1 week brought all kind of wonders of the world to us. What a wonderful country.

Foto Festival Naarden 2007
89 photos
Every two years a wonderful, inspirational photo festival is celebrated at Naarden-Vesting (Netherlands). It is exceptionally inspirational but at times quite shocking to the senses. This years theme...

Flowershow Bloemencorso 2007
104 photos
Living in the parts of the Netherlands famous for growing plants, flowers and bulbs I considered it unavoidable to make a colourful report of this year's event. On 21Apr07 I went to Voorhout, to see...


Blue Highways Americana Music Fest 2007
64 photos
Blue Highways Americana Music Fest brings some of the greatest of Country and Folk Music to Utrecht, Netherlands. Seasoned with some heavier guitarslingers, there is much and of great variety to be...

Aviodrome Aviation Theme Park
91 photos
This excellent, ambitious, growing museum is located at the airport of Lelystad (Netherlands). Its collection has replicas of the very first days of aviation, warbirds, early airliners produced by...

Urban Project no.1 - Hoofddorp
746 photos
Mapping this town to compare the changes of the urban landscape. Hoofddorp is located in the Netherlands and has seen a rapid growth over the years. In March 2007 I started with this...

Switzerland, Luzern - Verkehrshaus
26 photos
A large transportation museum sits on the border of the Vierwaldstatter See; it houses an impresseive selction of train, planes, cars and even boats! Date of visit: 10Feb07.

Fiesch, Switzerland Mar.2007
66 photos
Wintersport vacation allowed time to explore this charming little Swiss town