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december 2016

Cape Town seen from the sea, Cape Town, South Africa
reis & verblijf

Cape Town as seen from the sea

On the last day of 2016 I would like to share a very special and cool day in the year with you; I went sailing with a friend, on his fast speed boat in the Atlantic around Cape Town.…

Winter in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
stukjes enzo

Baby it’s cold outside

Winter in Amsterdam is in full swing. It’s freezing cold, we expect some snow and we have to scratch the ice off the car’s windows in the morning. Without my scarf, hat and gloves I am nowhere. Tea, coffee…

Gluhwein, Weihnachtsmarkt Hamburg, Germany
doe & ervaar

Christmas Market in Hamburg, Germany

Christmas 2016 is over, I know. And this post comes a bit too late, I know. It was ready to post, but then the news came of the terrible terroristic attacks on a Christmas market near the old Church…

Nord Coast Coffee Roastery, Hamburg, Germany
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Nord Coast Coffee Roastery, Hamburg, Germany

I love to discover new coffee shops. In Franschhoek (South Africa) my favourite is ‘Terbodore’, in Amsterdam I like to go to ‘De Koffiebranderij’ and in Plettenberg Bay (South Africa) Le Fournil is on top of the list. Coffee…

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Merry Xmas

It’s the 25th of December. It’s Christmas Day! First of all I’d like to wish you all a very merry Christmas, enjoy the holidays! To me Christmas is not the most wonderful time of the year, it’s not an excuse…

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The shortest day of the year

On the Northern Hemisphere it’s the shortest day of the year today. In Amsterdam, where I live and work at the moment, the sun rises around 08.49 and will set again at 16.28. In between there is twilight (dusk…