• Kiev: Plaque to commemorate Karl Liebknecht

    This plaque hangs in a street that was named after mr. Liebknecht, now it is called Shovkovychna. These are pictures taken during my holiday in Kiev in August 2004. Pictures of Kiev that were already in my flickr photostream have been digitally remastere…

  • Budapest sign

    A rather complicated sign in Budapest, probably advising you to wait for the green light before you cross the road, and, should you encounter a red light, to press the button. The red man is a body builder, but the green man has a strange elongated body a…

  • Budapest street sign

    The hand points at the way where the street number is. Click here to see where this photo was taken.


  • Vienna sign

    Translation: Pedestrians watch out for horse-drawn carriages! ONLY WALK SPEED! Drivers of heavy carriages have to lead their horses by the reins or to send a adult in front to warn the pedestrians. Click here to see where this photo was taken.

  • goed-beter-best Kaas van Cors Overdevest

    translation: Good-better-best Cheese of Cors Overdevest on a cheese-and-dairy-products-selling merchant on the Saturday market in Leiden

  • Verboden

    translation: No backing up onto the road


  • Spending an afternoon in Scheveningen

    No admittance

  • Spending an afternoon in Scheveningen

    No drinking (beer from big glasses with a handle), no playing loud music from your car or moped, no camping and oh, you have to pay to park (€ 1,90 an hour).

  • A day in the country: Announcement of the pub in Leimuiden

    allo, allo


  • A day in the country: part of the menu of the pub in Leimuiden

    Biggenhap, van de grill zoals altijd lekker dus

  • Announcement in a shop in Leiden. Untranslatable

    The announcement is untranslatable because it is incomprehensible in Dutch. Directly translated it means: "New collection !! Black out dust" or "New collection !! Black out cloth"

  • Cats rejoice: scratching poles are on sale!

    krabpalen in de aktie


  • Workshop open


  • Miscellaneous German shots: Do not insult the referee

    Viersen Sports Stadium

  • Miscellaneous German shots: Verboten and Nicht Gestattet

    Click here to see where this photo was taken.


  • Miscellaneous German shots: Parking along the Autobahn

    Click here to see where this photo was taken. By courtesy of BeeLoop SL (the Mapware & Mobility Solutions Company).

  • Combatting the growing problem of strange bikes

    translation: Do not place strange bikes here! They will be removed.

  • Academy Building of Leiden University just before a mayor refurbishment: old sign prohibiting bicycles in the hall

    I like the letters.


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