My head in the clouds

I love cloudy skies and sunlight. The combination of these two can create the most wonderful sky paintings. I can stare at them forever in delight. I mean, look at […]

The great outdoors

Here is a shot I took during the Fjällräven Classic in Swedish Lapland last August. See the people hiking on the trail? That’s for scale! 😉 The mountains were huge […]

A postcard from Alberta

When I was a teenager I received a postcard of Lake Louise from my Dutch-Canadian friend. She grew up in the area and was visiting family that summer. I loved […]

Painting the sky

I have a weakness for evening skies where the setting sun colours the clouds in the sky. I can look at it for ages. Back home, my bedroom window faces west, […]

A picture on the wall

Another shot of Mt. Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand. I took this photo during my first trip to New Zealand in 2005. I took the Intercity bus to […]


Vancouver, probably my favourite big city in a foreign country! I was here towards the end of April in 2012. The first couple of days were very sunny, so people […]

Tent with a view

In this post I mentioned the trekking I participated in in Swedish Lapland last August. The landscape was nothing short of impressive! Very rugged, very beautiful. During the trekking, we […]

Top 10 things to see and do in New Zealand

Everybody that has ever visited New Zealand will probably agree with me that it’s an amazing country. The nature, the space, the people…it’s a special piece of stunning beauty. To […]