Time and Sea

“Time is more complex near the sea than in any other place, for in addition to the circling of the sun and the turning of the seasons, the waves beat out the passage of time on the rocks and the tides rise and fall as a great clepsydra.” John Steinbeck, Tortilla Flat

Around Lago Maggiore

As a child and teenager I spent a number of Summers around Italian lakes such as Lago di Garda and Lago Maggiore, it is not all that far to drive from the Netherlands, but it had been a while since I last was there. Last Summer I returned with Rune to Lago Maggiore after the trip …

Versailles

The centre of political power in France in the 17th century, and a symbol of a system of absolute monarchy. It is entirely over the top; imagine gold lacquered facades, marble statues, and huge gardens to ramble in.

The Masses

This is my last post on the Louvre, and its point is to illustrate that the Louvre is not as empty as the previous posts suggested. I was quite lucky to have been able to take the shots I took with a minimal amount of people in the frames, but that took quite the patience! …

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