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Welcome to our travel website! This site contains all our travel photos since nov. 2003 :: 419 series :: 65292 photos

Number of countries: 32, number of U.S. states: 7, number of Chinese provinces: 12

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58 photos from Utrecht
(Utrecht, Netherlands)

2018-12-22

Another visit to the Nijntje Winter Museum, and some other places in the city center.

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23 photos from Den Bosch
(North-Brabant, Netherlands)

2016-11-12

We visited the light show `Bosch by Night` at the Markt square.

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125 photos from Bruges
(West Flanders, Belgium)

2015-05-30

On our second travel to Bruges, we visited the Church of Our Lady, the Markt square, the Burg square and several others places in the city center.

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64 photos from Breda
(North-Brabant, Netherlands)

2018-12-14

Another visit to the Reptielenhuis De Aarde zoo.

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41 photos from Zaandam
(North-Holland, Netherlands)

2018-11-28

Tim had a conference at the Taets Art and Event Park, and visited the city center with the Gedempte Gracht canal and the City Hall.

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23 photos from Bafoussam
(West, Cameroon)

2005-10-19 - 2005-10-20

Bafoussam is the capital of the West Province of Cameroon, in the Bamboutos Mountains. It has an estimated 242,000 inhabitants. The city is the region`s center of trade.

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67 photos from Jaipur
(Rajasthan, India)

2004-10-11 - 2004-10-12

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan in India. Jaipur is the largest city in Rajasthan and was built in the eighteenth century by Sawai Jai Singh as India`s first planned city. Jaipur is often called the Pink City in reference to its distinctly colored buildings, which were originally painted this color to imitate the red sandstone architecture of Mughal cities. The present earthy red color originates from repainting of the buildings undertaken for a visit by the Prince of Wales in 1876. Tim visited Jaipur in the autumn of 2004, and visited the City Palace, the Jal Mahal, the Birla Temple and the nearby Amber Fort.

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260 photos from Antwerp
(Antwerp, Belgium)

2017-01-06 - 2017-01-08

In the winter of 2017, we visited Aquatopia, the Antwerp Zoo, Chinatown and the city center.

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139 photos from Mierlo
(North-Brabant, Netherlands)

2017-04-15

A second visit to the Dierenrijk zoo in the spring of 2017.

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198 photos from Rhenen
(Utrecht, Netherlands)

2019-02-17

A second visit to the Ouwehands Dierenpark zoo, in the winter of 2019.

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106 photos from Avignon
(Provence-Alpes-Côte d`Azur, France)

2014-08-16 - 2014-08-20

On a second trip to Avignon we visited the Luminessences light show at the Palais des Papes palace, the synagogue and several other places in the city center.

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73 photos from Groningen
(Groningen, Netherlands)

2015-06-18

On his second trip to Groningen, Tim visited the Groningen Railway Station, the Vismarkt square, the Academiegebouw building, the Markt square with the Martinikerk church and the University Medical Center.

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49 photos from Skogafoss
(Southern Region, Iceland)

2018-07-08

Our second visit to the Skogafoss waterfall in the summer of 2018, including a quick stop at the south side of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier.

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47 photos from Efteling
(North-Brabant, Netherlands)

2018-04-14

Our sixteenth trip to the Efteling in the spring of 2018.

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81 photos from Efteling
(North-Brabant, Netherlands)

2018-06-01

Our nineteenth trip to the Efteling in the spring of 2018.

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64 photos from Changping
(Beijing, China)

2017-08-11

Changping District, formerly Changping County, is a district situated in the suburbs of northwest Beijing. Changping District, covering an area of 1,430 square kilometres, contains two subdistricts of the city of Changping and 15 towns (five of which are suburbs of Beijing) with total population of 614,821. About 34 km from the city center, Changping is renowned for its numerous scenic spots and tourist facilities, like the Min dyanasty imperial tombs and the Datangshan museum. It is rich in natural resources, mineral products, and rural products. Tim visited the Chang Ling site of the Ming dynasty imperial tombs in Changping.

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50 photos from Amsterdam
(North-Holland, Netherlands)

2013-10-27

We visited the Pixar exhibition at Amsterdam Expo and the city center with the Ming dynasty exhibition at the Nieuwe Kerk church.

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284 photos from Seattle
(Washington, USA)

2011-02-05 - 2011-02-09

Seattle is the northernmost major city in the contiguous United States, and the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and in the state of Washington. It is named after Chief Sealth `Seattle`, of the Duwamish and Suquamish native tribes. Seattle is the center of the Seattle–Tacoma–Bellevue metropolitan statistical area, the 15th largest in the United States, and the largest in the northwestern United States. The 2010 census found that Seattle is home to 630,320 residents within a metropolitan area of some 3.4 million inhabitants. Seattle is the birthplace of rock legend Jimi Hendrix and the rock music style known as `grunge`, which was made famous by local groups Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Pearl Jam. In more recent years, Seattle has been known for indie rock and hip hop music. Seattle has a reputation for heavy coffee consumption; coffee companies founded or based in Seattle include Starbucks, Seattle`s Best Coffee, and Tully`s. There are also many successful independent artisanal espresso roasters and cafes. Tim visited Seattle and the neighbouring town of Bothell for a workshop in February 2011.

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76 photos from Kennett River
(Victoria, Australia)

2014-09-12

Kennett River is a small seaside town in Victoria, Australia. Situated 174 kilometres west of Melbourne, on the Otway Coast part of the scenic Great Ocean Road, Kennett River is a popular tourist destination 27 kilometres from the resort town of Lorne, Victoria. The area is known for scenic coastal views, the Great Otway National Park, and surfing. Kennett River is also one of the best places in Australia to see koalas in the wild. Turn into Grey River Road, off the Great Ocean Road, and along the first two kilometres of the road you will be unlucky not to spot koalas in the eucalypts. We visited the Kennett River Holiday Park to see koalas and birds, as well as the nearby Cape Patton Lookout and the town of Apollo Bay, on our day trip on the Great Ocean Road.

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46 photos from Slagharen
(Overijssel, Netherlands)

2008-10-25

A day trip to Attractiepark Slagharen, in the province of Overijssel.

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150 photos from Denpasar
(Bali, Indonesia)

2017-05-17 - 2017-05-28

Denpasar is the capital of Bali, and is the main gateway to the island. The city is also a hub for other cities in the Lesser Sunda Islands. With the rapid growth of the tourism industry in Bali, Denpasar has encouraged and promoted business activities and ventures, contributing to it having the highest growth rate in Bali Province. The population of Denpasar was 834,881 in 2012. The surrounding metropolitan area has roughly 2 million residents. We visited the Upside Down World Bali and some other spots in the city.

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40 photos from Haikou
(Hainan, China)

2009-08-30 - 2009-09-18

A third visit to the city of Miaomiao`s parents. We visited some spots in the city center and the harbour.

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99 photos from Douala
(Littoral, Cameroon)

2005-10-15 - 2005-10-30

Douala is the largest city in Cameroon (with more than 2 million citizens) and the capital of Cameroon`s Littoral Province. Home to Cameroon`s largest port and its major international airport, Douala Airport, it is the commercial capital of the country. Tim started his Cameroon trip here in the autumn of 2005.

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265 photos from Avignon
(Provence-Alpes-Côte d`Azur, France)

2007-08-02 - 2007-08-06

Avignon is a commune in the Vaucluse département in southeastern France with a population of 90,000 in the city itself and a population of 290,000 in the metropolitan area. The city is well known for its Palais des Papes, where several popes and antipopes lived from the early 14th to early 15th centuries. We visited the Notre Dame des Doms, the Palais des Papes, the Pont d`Avignon, and much more in and around the city center.

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244 photos from Monaco
(Monaco, Monaco)

2010-10-21

Monaco/Monte Carlo, officially the Principality of Monaco, is a small sovereign city-state located in South Western Europe on the northern central coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It is surrounded on three sides by its neighbour, France, and its centre is about 16 km from Italy. Its area is 2.02 km2 with an estimated population of almost 33,000. Monaco is the name of the country and its capital (and only) city. It is famous as a tax haven, and wealthy foreigners make up the majority of the population at approximately 84%. Monaco is a constitutional monarchy and principality, with Prince Albert II as the head of state. The House of Grimaldi has ruled Monaco since 1297, and the state's sovereignty was officially recognized by the Franco-Monegasque Treaty of 1861. Despite Monaco being independent, its national defense is the responsibility of France. Tim and Miaomiao visited the country on a daytrip from Nice in the autumn of 2010.

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206 photos from Roskilde
(Zealand, Denmark)

2018-03-19

Roskilde is located 30 km west of Copenhagen on the Danish island of Zealand. With a population of 50,000, the city is a business and educational centre for the region and the 10th largest city in Denmark. Roskilde has a long history, dating from the pre-Christian Viking Age. Its UNESCO-listed Gothic cathedral, now housing 39 tombs of the Danish monarchs, was completed in 1275. With the development of the rail network in the 19th century, Roskilde became an important hub for traffic with Copenhagen, and by the end of the century, there were tobacco factories, iron foundries and machine shops. The cathedral and the Viking Ship Museum, which contains the well-preserved remains of five 11th-century ships, attract more than 100,000 visitors annually. In addition to its tourist attractions and its annual rock festival, Roskilde is popular with shoppers thanks to its two centrally located pedestrian streets. Roskilde has the oldest operational railway station in Denmark. Tim visited the Roskilde Cathedral, the Viking Ship Museum, the Roskilde Railway Station, and other sites in the city center.

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103 photos from Volkel
(North-Brabant, Netherlands)

2017-03-19

Volkel is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant, located in the Peelrand. The village has 3,430 inhabitants. Volkel is best known for the eponymous military airbase (Volkel) of the Royal Air Force and the nearby leisure park (Billy Bird Park Hemelrijk). We visited the Zie-ZOO zoo in the spring of 2017.

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109 photos from Sault
(Provence-Alpes-Côte d`Azur, France)

2014-08-18

Sault is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d`Azur region in southeastern France. We visited Sault and its surrounding lavender fields in the summer of 2014.

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