The Hallerbos is a wood south of Brussels in Belgium. During a short period in spring, the wood is covered by a wonderful carpet of bluebells (Hycinthoides).
A huge media tower on the Dam in Amsterdam in front of the Royal Palace, to cover the inauguration of Willem Alexander as new king of The Netherlands on April 30th. On the day before, cameramen and journalists are installing and checking their equipment.
Our about-to-be-king Willem Alexander opened the new international rowing course in Zevenhuizen. This course is in my backyard in home village Zevenhuizen.
People having a romantic gondola tour in Venice, find themselves usually in a traffic jam on the small canals in the city. Romance in a queue.
The Venice gondolas that do not participate in the traffic jam, can be found in a gondola parking lot in front of Piazza San Marco.
Most of the vineyards of Lanzarote are concentrated in the central area of La Geria. Each single vine is planted in an approximately three-foot-deep pit about four to five meters wide and surrounded by semi-circular stone walls called Zocos. The pit protects the vine from the strong winds. The patterns of pits results in interesting views for photographers.
César Manrique (1919-1992) is everywhere on the island of Lanzarote, Spain. Manrique was an artist and an architect and had a major influence on the current landscape and buildings on the island. The photo shows one of the remarkable windmills that can be found on Lanzarote.
People have themselves photographed at the prime meridian in the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. The meridian is marked by a steel strip in the courtyard.
The Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, are two of the famous and most impressive buildings in Istanbul.While exploring the Haghia Sophia, I could catch the mosque through a tiny window.
Hundreds of anglers can be found daily on the Galata bridge in Istanbul. They are especially trying to catch sardines.