Saturday, August 19, 2017

Fruits in Gouda

A good season in August

Nice season in this city to enjoy the trip, the weather is good even though sometimes I have to face the rain that comes suddenly. It's all worth it for an atmosphere around me to enjoy mint tea and kaasbroodje.

I can enjoy the pleasant seasons, the harvest of figs, apples and blackberries. And a feeling that is hard to tell, when you pick the fruits that I believe taste good.

My traveling companion is smart enough to process it into a salad mix for dinner later. You can participate if you like it while visiting this town. There are always surprises on this trip in this city.

Text and images R Rumambi

Saturday, August 12, 2017

August in Scotland

The moment to enjoy the cool atmosphere in a unique country

Around me is indeed crowded with tourists from abroad, maybe even from around other UK mainland. Something that surely feels like you're being transported to an era from the past, churches, castles, shops, schools, government buildings.

You'll see plenty there in Edinburgh, cities designed for walking, street musicians, magicians, acrobats and all presented in plain sight.

The journey in this country still continues, maybe try the local culinary, and I will enjoy it the next day.

Text and images F Cardician

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Tranquility of Giethoorn

Village in Overijssel province with about 3000 people

I drove less than 2 hours from Den Haag, and reached a quiet village, they were said to be "Venice of the Netherlands".

It's like in a dream that makes you forget everything, beautiful houses, unique bridges, canals with boats passing by.

Experience the unique atmosphere without car sounds, enjoy the countryside, and relax in the village restaurant or café. How impressive!

Text and images Djaril Djoko

Friday, July 28, 2017

Llandudno, a place in Wales

An attractive resort region with its beautiful beach to the north

They always talked about the beaches, but I was impressed with the surroundings, and the clean, cool air. Feel something different from one of the uniqueness of mainland England, specifically Wales.

Walking around the area and you'll feel the warmth of Victorian times, that's very moving. Glad faces all around me, someone seemed to observe every curve of the rocky castle building there.

You should not miss their local culinary, and you should also try the local beer and other specialty drinks. Its sensation is very entertaining.

Text and images M Kirangen

Friday, July 21, 2017

Bastille Day's Fireworks

The celebration of July 14 which gives meaning to the history of the French Revolution over 200 years ago

The day before I watched the airplane aerobatic fly over the city, and following various other events, day and night, say music, dance and fireworks displaying the background of the Eiffel Tower.

You're lucky to see a military parade along the Champs-Elysees in the morning, and various other events in French national day celebrations. So impressive!

I became one of the other Parisian crowds, and this year all went well, although security seemed to be closer to every corner of the city.

Images D Upala Poucin

Friday, July 14, 2017

Bastille Day this year

Day of commemoration raid of Bastille prison fortress in Paris 1789

I may be lucky today in Paris, had previously witnessed three days ago when the rehearsal for July 14th, French National Day. The enthusiastic faces around me gaze at the sky.

There is always a series of activities to celebrate the national day in the country, say fireworks, mass dances or perhaps parades. In front of me a jet plane crossed several times to form a beautiful formation in the sky.

Four consecutive photographs are the day of the rehearsal and the last two photos are on the day of the celebration. I thought it looked interesting there.

Text and images D Upala Poucin

Friday, July 7, 2017

Lake Bled, Hidden but Beautiful

Small eastern European countries and often missed by the tourists

You have to admit the beauty of this small country, and I have to spend some time on Lake Bled. See a castle in the middle of a splendid lake, 10 centuries above a 140-meter-high cliff.

You can walk close to the edge of the lake, though the air is cool enough, and the geese and ducks swim casually under the blue sky above. Beautiful!

I thought you should not forget to taste some of their culinary, delicious cream egg pastries, the legendary Bled cream cake.

Text and images Evelina Tobing

Friday, June 30, 2017

A time in Monaco - 2

Monte Carlo is famous for its casino business, gambling, and glamorous things

Indeed you are easy to meet with various types of luxury cars, and curiosity will soon be satisfied. Even you can admire the atmosphere inside the casino.

The casino room is luxurious, and some hallways can take you to the opera room. I always enjoy the atmosphere of an era in the past.

One thing I like, urban residents mostly love walking, a neat city setting, a clean and pro environment atmosphere.

Text and images W Sjahran

Friday, June 23, 2017

A time in Monaco

One of the so-called smallest independent state

They are not too many inhabitants, you know in the glamorous Monte Carlo there are about 3000s residents of the city, and I've walked around comfortably here.

Famous faces that might be passing through the city, or watch the palace guard at the Palais du Prince (The Prince's Palace of Monaco), the streets are very smooth, but few cars are roaming.

Throughout the city you've been through, I believe you always want to see a row of luxury yachts that are really tempting.

Images W Sjahran

Saturday, June 17, 2017

One day at Stonehenge

A quiet countryside atmosphere and a sense of its own

True, I enjoy the atmosphere in this region, regardless of their story about the myths that circulated in the 17th century associated with the legend of King Arthur.

Something definite rock building as high as 4.1 metres that dates from Neolithic times between 3,000 - 2,000 BC.

There is a desire to rent a bicycle around this area or to wander along on the grass. I guarantee it will be fun.

Image C Siahaan