Ireland proved itself by showing us it’s rainy and stormy character. We didn’t expect nice weather, but a full weekend of storm, rain and hail was pushing it to the limit. But it was nice to see the house where Oscar Wilde lived (before it collapses).  

Rainy Dublin

Some miscellaneous pictures from Amsterdam and Alkmaar, January 2017.

Misc. January

White winters in Amsterdam are rare, so another series of a white afternoon in Amsterdam West. Today a particularly pointy frost!

Winter Part II

I have no idea what they’re doing, but with the sun behind it, it’s a spectacular view. Oosterdok, Amsterdam. [Update] Actually, they have moved the Chinese floating restaurant 40 meters to the west. Guess it was too close to China 🙂 The new walk-way is quite nice though! [Update] Even […]


A little trip to the beautiful Spanish island Mallorca.

Ille Mallorca

The canal parade was the smashing final of the Amsterdam Euro Pride 2016. Almost just as much fun watching the spectators 🙂

Gay Pride 2016

Milkshake was two days this year, with a lovely and more quiet Sunday afternoon 🙂


This year Amsterdam hosts the Euro Pride. Equal rights for all, based on sex, religion, colour is far from being a fact in most countries. There are more countries where being gay is a crime, than where they can marry.

Euro Pride Amsterdam