Category Archives: ON TRAVEL

The Year of Covid19: 12 months in 2020

What a year has it been? When it started there were the usual plans of travel and I was looking forward to spring and to be outside with a vibrant social life. Then there was news from Wuhan about a … Continue reading

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Christmas Market at a Dutch-style Mansion

Many manors offer events on their property during the year. Most of them have a spring market with a thousand of flowers and all kinds of decorations for garden and balcony. And a Christmas market in November/December. This year I … Continue reading

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Lakes and Waterfalls in the Caves of Stiffe

Dripstone or limestone caves formed in millions of years. They can be amazingly huge. Some of them became show caves, open to public. The caves of Stiffe are one of them, with waterfalls and little lakes. A ‘must see’ in … Continue reading

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Exploring the Region of Abruzzo (IV)

Italy has the most interesting history and an incredible variety of landscapes, traditions, even languages and more. The greenest region is Abruzzo. Located in the North of southern Italy it has a lot of forests, deep gorges, high plateaus, lakes … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Retreat – The Hermitage of Saint Venantius

Just more than a boy, the fifteen old Venanzio was tortured and killed because he believed in another God than most of the people of his time. In his honour a hermitage was built in a most suggestive spot above … Continue reading

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