Keukenhof, flower garden

Keukenhof is 68 years old, worlds largest flower garden, in Lisse Netherlands. It was initiated as a source of herbs for a castle’s kitchen in 15th century, which was later converted as spring park for public in 1950 with 236,000 visitors. It is opened every year from March-May, with a flower parade organised in April. The garden grows about 7 million […]

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2017 Favourites

Am thankful for this week challenge topic that made me realize how wonderful this year was. I have listed out some of my favourite destinations of the year 2017. 1. Castle at Kuringen Belgium: We were given an opportunity to plant a birth tree in name of our child born the previous year, organised by limburg government. It was a […]

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Searching for Utopia

A sculpture known as ‘searching for Utopia’ by Belgium artist Jan Fabre, was placed for exhibition in citadel (castle) of Namur, Belgium for a short period of time. This bronze sculpture is of the artist himself ascending a tortoise and enjoying the view from top of citadel. Utopia means ‘a place that actually does not exist, an imaginary perfect place’. Maybe […]

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Transformation

It is easy to be creative at a very young age but challenging to sustain that creativity in adulthood. I really admire some transformations of empty things brought to life. The below picture was taken in a Zoo at Antwerp, Belgium. A tree stump is transformed into an art. The street lamp posts of Belgium and Netherlands are always combined […]

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Temporary henna tattoo

Henna, also known as mehendi, made from the leaves of plant Lawsonia inermis is used for making temporary body art, popular in India and Middle East. Henna which is available in plastic cone is used for making body designs, especially on hands and feet. Henna is also available in the market as powder where the leaves are dehydrated and crushed to […]

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Glow Golf

Glow Golf is a miniature golf with fluorescent light experience in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Apparently Glow Golf is located in many regions in The Netherlands, but we choose Apeldoorn, as we were staying in a hotel near by this area. The fluorescent miniature golf gives an unique experience as you get to play and enjoy the colours. It was for the […]

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