Monthly Archives : October 2017

The Bears Of Bad Rippoldsau


Lars and I spent part of our summer in Germany, in the Black Forest to be more specific. Although we had been here before, we came back with a special mission: to photograph bears. Bad Rippoldsau is the home of the Alternativer Wolf- und Bärenpark Schwarzwald, where about a dozen bears from all over Europe have found refuge after a life of…

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Dinant From Another Angle – Unknown Place – Part 2


I usually don’t take pictures in the car, but let’s be honest: you will not find any landscapes that are more spectacular in Belgium than these: Bouvignes This place is also known as Bouvignes-sur-Meuse. The river you can see in the pictures, by the way, is the Meuse. Apart from its cosy narrow streets, you can also visit the ruins of…

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Dinant From Another Angle – Unknown Places – Part 1


It has been a long time since we have done some serious blogging, but there is a simple reason for this. After two years of serious illness, I have found a job again! I now work as a freelance language teacher and although I miss some of the perks I had as an employee, I am happy to be working…

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Photo Essay – A Royal Visit


Once a year, the Royal Palace of Brussels opens its doors to the public. This usually happens during July and August, for the duration of more or less a month. By the way, this palace has a ceremonial function; the royals themselves live in the Royal Palace of Laken (which is never open). Or as the official website of the…

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