Stijn’s parents where on holiday in France and they brought a some very delicious gifts back home. Eatable souvenirs are the best!
Also posted in Family, Food
A couple of days ago I did a post about packaging. After that post, I discoverd that I really enjoy taking pictures of beatiful, strange or rare boxes and bottles. Today a photo of a bottle of olive/lemon oil that I bought in Tel Aviv. I can’t read Hebrew, so I don’t know what the label [...]
Stijn brought me two nice gifts from London. A very sweet umbrella and a pack of crumpets. I discovered crumpets when I lived and worked in Nottingham for a couple of months. I think their the best with butter and sugar. What ‘abroad dish’ do you like?
Some pictures of the Archaeological Museum in Istanbul. I love the sunshine combined with the bright and white statues. I think that everybody just has to love history if you see these kind of pictures. The one of Stijn and Zeus is my favorite.
Beyoğlu is an uphill district in the modern part of Istanbul. It has a young, friendly and artistic atmosphere. Just look at this serie of pictures and you might feel feel the vibe!
Also posted in Art, City, Food Tagged Istanbul
I’ve seen a lot of famous buildings, but the Hagia Sophia (wich means holy wisdom) is definitely one of the most impressive ones. An enormous and old church/mosque/museum with stunning mosaics. I could have spent a whole day wandering around there…
Also posted in Art, City, Interior Tagged Istanbul
I am back in Holland and ready to blog! Our trip to Istanbul was great. Beautiful weather, people, food and architecture. And a very special vibe beacause of the ramadan (the Turkish call it ramazan). Stijn and I made a lot of nice pictures; way to many for one post. Keep visiting my blog this week [...]
Also posted in City, Weather
The world on our wall made place for western Europe. It’s an old map that I bought from a school in Limburg (south of the Neteherlands) wich was used during the 70′s. And things have changed since then: the EEC became the EU, two Germanys became one and a Karl-Marx-Stadt is called Schemnitz now. The [...]
Also posted in Home, Interior, Vintage Tagged map
Beautiful pictures from our trip around Israel and Palestine in May 2011. Jerusalem, The Dead Sea, Masada, Bethlehem, Tel Aviv, Galilee, Nazareth, Jaffa