Archive for the ‘Photos’ Category

Gladiator fight

Tweet Here are a couple of pictures from the main event of Archeon theme park – the gladiator fight. Archeon is located near Alpen aan den Rijn in the center of the Netherlands. In this park you can watch and even try the life of people in different periods of ancient Dutch history – from […]

Utrecht in bad weather

Tweet I really have to learn how to make pictures with bad weather. Looks like the whole summer will be clouded here. Today, instead of watching “Burn Notice” and looking at the sun-filled Miami on my monitor, I went to Utrecht for a short walk with some friends. The positive part was completely empty streets. […]

Kittens

Tweet In a life of every person with a photo camera a horrible moment happens sooner or later. He (or she) starst to take pictures of kittens. Horrible, I know. But is there really a choice? Ok, we always have a choice. But in this situation I’m making those photos for a friend of my, […]

Rotterdam-Hilversum cycling trip

Tweet Last weekend I fell a victim of the weather forecasters. They’ve promised cloudy Saturday and perfect Sunday. The reality was quite the opposite. So, again I spend the whole day cycling and waiting for sun. All the photos from this trip are of very bad quality, sorry about that. Anyway, the this is the […]

Strasbourg

Tweet Strasbourg is one of  the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s located in wine region of Alsace, on the border of France and Germany. Very nice architecture – mix of typical Alsace style walls and Parisian style city buildings. Food is also very good, mix of french and German cuisine – one of the […]

Monkey mountain

Tweet People like to watch monkeys and apes. They’re so similar to us and yet so different. The funniest part are human emotions, which you could guess on their faces. I can watch them for hours! There is a very nice attraction in the hills of Alsace, called Montagne des Singes (Monkey mountain). It’s a […]

Ommegang in Brussels

Tweet Every year in the summer Brussels celebrates Ommegang. It’s a kind of medieval parade, representing official entering of a king into one of his subject cities. In this situation it was emperor Charles 5 in 1549, which entered the Brussels with dozens of other kings from the whole Europe. During couple of days there […]

Photos of Gent

Tweet Almost all travel guides agree that Brugge (or Bruges) is the most beautiful city in Belgium. I think that’s because all the nice old buildings are conveniently located in one small area – the old city center. However, my first impression of Gent was much better. Yes, the old churches and castles are located […]

Sunny Brussels

Tweet Even Brussels could be nice when it’s sunny (it’s a joke!) Saint-Michael cathedral Big Sablon Church Center of the city Music instruments museum King’s square King’s palace (although he almost never visits it) Share on Facebook

Brussels on Christmas Eve

Tweet Just to add something different from sunny Holland, a bit of Christmas pictures from Brussels. View on the Saint-Catherine square with traditional Christmas market and skating rings. Famous fish restaurants on the Saint-Catherine square. Previously this area was the Brussels river harbor, which explains why the fish from this place was famous. Currently the […]