Vuelta poem

The stairs to the city hall in Utrecht carries a poem of Ruben van Gogh, written in 2022 as the city hosts a stage of the the Vuelta. Most people use the escalator next to the stairs and do not notice.


We arrived at Sardinia, Italy, for a round-trip at this second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. We will drive clockwise around the island, starting and ending in Cagliari.

How could we not visit the colourful city of Bosa. Bosa has been my codename in the company I have worked for: the first two letters of my first name and the first two letters of the  surname.

Museum of Architecture

The ‘nieuwe instituut’ (new institute) is the Museum of architecture, design and digital culture in Rotterdam. At the street site, the building has an arcade, which is interesting for photographers.


Hverir is a geothermal area at the foothill of Namafjall, not far from Lake Myvatn.
The area features colorful sulphurous mud springs, steam vents, cracked mud and fumaroles. The area is also known as  Hverarönd or Namaskard.

See more photos of our tour in Iceland in the Gallery.


Jökulsárlón is a large glacial lake in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland. Icebergs calve from the glacier edge and drifts towards the river mouth, dependent on tide, wind and size.


Harpa is a concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavík, Iceland. Harpa was opened in 2011. The building features a distinctive colored glass facade inspired by the basalt landscape of Iceland. Harpa was designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in co-operation with Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson.

We touched down in Iceland for a 2-week round trip to explore the beautiful landscape of the country, but starting with a short visit of the capital Reykjavik.

LX Factory

LX Factory is a hotspot in Lisbon. A former industrial complex has been transformed into an art -, food – and shopping centre. The photo shows the outside wall of a (toilet !) – building.