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First operational F-35 Lightning II arrives

October 31. 2019 was the big day that the F-35 Lighting II arrived in the Netherlands. The brand new F-009 arrived from Italy to land at Leeuwarden air base. Allready in 2016 the first two […]

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Battle for Bourtange 2019

Battle for Bourtange It’s been a couples of months since my last post. So time for a new post. A subject which I haven’t posted about for two years allready: reenactment. The Battle for Bourtange […]

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Photography in the Speulderbos

The Speulderbos The Speulderbos is a forest that is popular among Dutch photographers for it’s “Dancing trees”. The forest which is part of the Veluwe is centuries old. It lies east of Putten near the […]

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Bird migration on Schiermonnikoog

Bird migration on Schiermonnikoog In  spring and autumn there is a bird migration going on.  housands of birds fly past us to and from their wintering area. Our coastline is a good guideline to find […]

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Formula 1 2018 at Spa-Francorchamps

Formula 1 at Spa-Francorchamps 2018 Since 1921 there have been races in the area of Spa-Francorchamps. First on normal roads, and since 1979 on the new and shorter circuit. The old 14 km track was […]

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Photo impression of Frisian Flag 2018

Frisian Flag 2018 After my nightly visit to Leeuwarden Air Force Base in february, it was about time to head that way again for the annual Frisian Flag exercises. The exercise allways takes place at […]

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Photo’s of Sail Kampen 2018

During the easter weekend we had the sixth edition of Sail Kampen. This maritime event is held every few years at the start of the sailing season. The goal of the first edition of Sail […]

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Night flying Leeuwarden Air Base

Night flying Part of the training for Air Force pilots is night flying. These exercises are often in the dark winter months. The long evenings make it possible to practice earlier in the evening to […]

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HWIC and TAC helicopter exercises of the RNLAF

HWIC/TAC helicopter exercise From februari 5 to 23, the Royal Netherlands Air Force exercises flying low with helicopters. There are two kinds of exercises: Helicopter Weapons Instructor Course (HWIC) and TAC (tactical) exercises. Usually the […]

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Baubles high speed photography

Baubles The holidays are over, so it is time to remove the Christmas decorations. Some people remove it right after Christmas, so the Christmas tree can be burned in the bonfire. Others wait until Epiphany, […]

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Kingfishers in the Biesbosch

The Kingfisher Kingfishers are among the most popular animals in the Netherlands. At least you will get that impression when you search the internet. Besides foxes and  roaring red deers you will encounter those birds […]

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Medieval Festival Hanze 2017

Medieval Festival Hanze 2017 When you approached the Cellebroederspoort od the “Wijde blik” in the park of Kampen, you would get the impression you travelled back to mediëval times. 1427 to be exact, the year […]

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