Marc De Vos 16985
 
Ghent, Belgium
Explorer with wide interests, ex-reporter and now retired. One of my favourite quotes: "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes." (Marcel Proust)
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Äkäslompolo, FinlandÄkäslompoloFinlandFrozen lake in the surroundings of Äkäslompolo. Photo taken #ontheroad with a snowscooter.Beguinage, Bruges, BelgiumBeguinageBruges, BelgiumWhen I posted a first photo of the beguinage 2 weeks ago, there were hardly any flowers. Now, in the 2nd week of March, the ground is covered with...Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, FrancePort-en-Bessin-HuppainFrancePort-en-Bessin is a is a small fishing port near the American war cemetery (Omaha Beach)Zeelandbrug, Zeeland, NetherlandsZeelandbrugZeeland, NetherlandsThe Zeelandbrug (bridge over the eastern arm of the Scheldt) connects the islands Schouwen-Duiveland and Noord-Beveland since December 1965 and is...Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandEvening walk along the river Brda where old (the 15th-century cathedral) and new (the 20th-century Opera Nova) face each other.Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandSaint Andrew Bobola's Church (1903) has a Neo-Gothic style, distinctive of German Protestant churches at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1945...Toubakouta, SenegalToubakoutaSenegalAfrican humour. Mural drawing at the public telephone office in the village of Toubakouta. She: Honey, when are we getting married? He: NEVER #muralRochefort, BelgiumRochefortBelgiumAbandoned and flooded red & grey marble quarry, limited by impressive vertical cliffs, north of Rochefort. Today, the quarry is part of a nature...Fort Eben-Emael, Bassenge, BelgiumFort Eben-EmaelBassenge, BelgiumA photo with a story: May 10, 1940; 04:25 a.m. How the Second World War started in Belgium. Fort Eben-Emael, near the border with Germany, was the...Vézelay Abbey, Vézelay, FranceVézelay AbbeyVézelay, FranceThe famous tympanum of the basilica dates back to the 12th century. It represents the origins of the Church, with Christ who blesses the apostles...Crupet, BelgiumCrupetBelgiumThe keep of the Carondelet Castle was built between 1278 and 1304. Initially it was a free-standing residential tower, property of the count of...Beguinage, Bruges, BelgiumBeguinageBruges, BelgiumThe 'Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde' with its white-coloured house fronts and tranquil convent garden was founded in 1245. This little piece of...Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandThe rather small cathedral has a richly decorated and colourful interior.Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandIn Bydgoszcz I stayed at the iconic Hotel Pod Orlem (Under the Eagle). The beautiful interior reflects perfectly the "grandeur” of the “fin de...Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandThe Basilica is the largest church in Bydgoszcz, modelled after the Roman Pantheon.Boerekreek, Sint-Laureins, BelgiumBoerekreekSint-Laureins, BelgiumBesides historic cities like Antwerp, Bruges and Ghent, Flanders (the northern part of Belgium) offers only flat and rather monotonous landscapes....Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandThe Main Post Office was built at the end of the 19th century in the so-called Prussian style. #ArchitectureBydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPolandBydgoszcz Cathedral is a Catholic church built in the 15th century. Its interior charms with a unique abundance of colours.Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPoland"Man crossing the River" was unveiled on the 1st of May 2004 to commemorate the Polish entry into the European Union. The sculpture was placed on a...Bydgoszcz, PolandBydgoszczPoland"Man crossing the River" was unveiled on the 1st of May 2004 to commemorate the Polish entry into the European Union. The sculpture was placed on a...
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