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  • Germany - Heppenheim

    Marktplatz (Market square) in Heppenheim during blue hour with the town hall (l) and half-timbered houses. The town hall (Rathaus) was built in 1561. After the city fire of 1693 the baroque half-timbered Rathaus was rebuilt in 1705/06.

  • Greece - Crete, Spili

    Unlike many other churches we visited in Greece and Crete this church (Saint Peter and Paul Church or Saint Raphael Church ??) is a quite modern one, being built in the early 1990’s in a tasteful way. The church is located just outside the village of Spil…

  • Germany - Berlin, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

    The original Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche was built in the late 19th century, but was badly damaged in a bombing raid in 1943. The new building - church, foyer and a separate belfry - was built between 1959 and 1963. T…


  • England - Chester Rows

    Chester Rows can be found in the four main streets in the centre of Chester. They consist of covered and continuous half-timbered walkways at the first floor with shops and other premises. At street level there are also retail premises, which can be enter…

  • België - Brugge, Grote Markt

    The Grote Markt (Market Square) is the heart of the old city and covers an area of about 1 hectare. It is lined with stepped gabled houses, the Provincial Palace and the 83-metre high Belfort.

  • Greece - Crete, Kourtaliotiko Gorge

    The Kourtaliotiko Gorge (Κουρταλιώτικο Φαράγγι) is considered being one of the most beautiful gorges in Crete. It follows the Kourtaliotiko River flowing southwards between the mountains of Kouroupa (984 m) and Xiron (904 m). Coming from the north the go…


  • Chile - Punta Arenas / Seno Otway Penguin Reserve

    Penguin chick just left its burrow for a couple of seconds, so I could take this picture from nearby. Magellan penguins live 25-30 years and always come back to the place where they were born for the mating season. They usually have one or two offspring…

  • Wales - Portmeirion

    Portmeirion is a coastal resort on a peninsula in North Wales with hotels, cafe and tearoom, restaurants, shops and self catering cottages. Situated in the heart of Snowdonia it is overlooking the stunning coastal scenery of the estuary of the River Dwyry…

  • Germany - Monschau

    Timber framed houses along the river Rur in Monschau. The city originated around 1195 and takes its name from the castle situated on a hill above the river Rur (PiP2). It is mentioned for the first time in 1198 as Mons Ioci and then in 1217 as Munioie a…


  • Greece - Crete, Kato Preveli

    The single arched bridge is known by many as the ‘Venetian Bridge’, but although the style is Venetian the bridge was built in 1850 by the monks of the nearby monastery. The bridge comprises of two inclined stone laid levels of 13,30 meters width and 7,60…

  • Nederland - Veere, De Koe

    Windmill ‘De Koe’ (The Cow) is a grain mill in Veere, where it is located on one of the earth walls of the fortress just outside the city. It is a round brick mill, dating back to the year 1909. ‘De Koe’ is built on the location of an older mill from 1736…

  • New Zealand - Muriwai

    Muriwai's gannet colony at Otakamiro Point is a one of the three colonies on the mainland of New Zealand, although out to sea, the colony continues on two vertical-sided islands (Oaia - where the colony first established - and Motutara). About 1.200 pairs…


  • Nederland - Vlissingen

    Statue of Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter was unveiled by King William II on 25 August 1841. The cast iron statue was designed by sculptor Louis Royer. He based the statue on a painting by Ferdinand Bol. In 1894 the statue was give its current location on…

  • Wales: Borth-Y-Gest

    Borth-Y-Gest wit hits Victorian houses is built in a shallow bowl around a sheltered bay on the edge of the River Glaslyn with a horseshoe shaped promenade. The village is dominated by the harbour, where a number of small boats are moored. The village w…

  • Denmark - Vallø Slot

    The beautiful and majestic Vallø Slot(Vallø Castle) traces its history back to the 14th century. The building of the castle was finished in 1586 by Mette Rosenkrantz - one of the richest women of Denmark - with the addition of a west and south wing and th…


  • Germany - Ansbach, Orangery

    The Ansbach Residence (Residenz Ansbach or Markgrafenschloß) was the government seat of the Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. The palace (PiP 3) has its own court garden with an orangery, although it has always been separated from the palace by other build…

  • Nederland - ‘t Harde, Ampies Berg

    I don’t know if Ampies Berg (Ampies Mountain) is the most beautiful garden, but for sure it is the most remarkable one I have ever seen. As soon as I entered the garden I was overwhelmed by the explosion of colours of hundreds and hundreds of different fl…

  • Morocco - Merzouga, Erg Chebbi

    Erg Chebbi is one of Morocco's two Saharan ergs (large seas of dunes formed by wind-blown sand). The dunes stretch about 30 kilometers from north to south and are between 5 ands 10 kilometers wide. They rise dramatically from a surrounding pancake flat of…


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