PoPa: The Opal Coast in France

Cliffs Opal Coast France

Guest series by Hans Couwenbergh formely titled “In search of the light” (which was obviously way too long). A while ago I told you about my affinity with the beaches of Zeeland as one of my preferred photographic escapes relatively close to home. The seaside is often attractive to us photographers and offers an ever-changing …
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Abbaye de Fontfroide, Narbonne

Abbaye Fontfroide Narbonne cloister

It was a cloudy day when we drove to the Abbaye de Fontfroide in Narbonne. We didn’t mind though, as the dark skies somehow seemed fitting for a place with such a rich history. First mentions of the Abbaye date back to its foundation by Benedictine monks in the 11th century. From then until now the Abbaye …
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2013 in travels: city trips, road trips and sunshine trips

Griffith Observatory Los Angeles

2013 started off a little slowly for me travel wise. The reason for this is that dancing took up a lot of my time from January until April 2013. I took up extra dancing classes this year, which meant that I also had to put a lot more time in the rehearsals for my dance …
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Travel photos: the gardens of the palace of Versailles (#FriFotos)

palace of Versailles

This week’s #FriFotos theme is ‘gardens’. What better than to show you a picture I took of the gardens of the palace of Versailles?   My favorite part of the gardens of the palace of Versailles This picture was taken at the Marie-Antoinette Estate, the ‘wild’ part of the domain of Versailles. Whereas the main …
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