De Bruuk

Most likely a buzzard, but I hoped it was something else. More pictures HERE

Area info HERE

Duivenfamilie in de voortuin.

Second time all chicks survived!

Italy- following the Alps to the south -Piemonte

Exploring new regions. walking, Driving narrow roads in the mountans, looking for a house to live.


First winterscapes in Lent.

Eindelijk (?) winterstart in Lent. Vorst en rijp.  Click the pic!

Diepholzer Moorniederung Cranes!

2 Days in the cold with cranes and more. Last day before migration to France and Apain!

More location info.

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Luxemburg – short stay

Hiking and cycling around Tarchamps (near Bastogne) and  around Berdorf  (Mullertal). Camping at Um Bierg. 

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Binntal Swiss-Italian Alps snowshoewalking

Super trip with bergwandelen to a rough mountain range crossing the Swiss-Italian border a few times. Here and there not a lot of snow! The wetter was sublime. Special thanks to the folks of rifugio Margaroli.

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Sauerland winter experience

4 Days in Sauerland walking  in snowy conditions. Based in a hotel in Bad Berleburg.

Autumn in Teutoburger Wald and Sauerland

3 days walking in the Teutoburger Wald around Paderborn in Nordrhein Westfalen and 1 day cycling around Winterberg in Sauerland.

Nature or woodfactory?

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Roadtrip Alps and North-Italy

A long holiday in the Alps and Italian Prealps.

First to national park Hohe Tauern – Austria. With a lot of extra km because of the bad weather, floodings road damage. Mountain hut tour with brother and 2 friends.

After that continue alone with minicamper Kangoo, to Friule mountains, visit a friend in Caldonazzo, have a look here and a look there, on to Lake Como, do a week of mountaintrekking in the Alps of Bergamo (Alpi Oribi Bergamasche), look at some houses around Sondrio-Val Valtellina, drive all passes and serpentineroads that I could find, walk 2 days in view of the Ortler massive and return to NL.

There are 5 photoseries, all combined in 1 album. Click HERE

Route to the Alps (1061km), through prealps (648km) and back home (1134 km). It was hard work for the car this time.