Calvi – Corsica

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Calvi is the biggest tourist city of the French island of Corsica. Places of interest in Calvi are: the long beach of white sand, the harbourside with yachts and private cruisers and, of course, the old Citadel. The Citadel is the main part of the town, and its most important historical monument. It was a military outpost that helped guard […]

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Cycling in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam have the best cycling infrastructure and is the most bicycle-friendly capital city in the world and cycling is a fundamental part of Dutch culture and that’s especially evident in Amsterdam. Amsterdammers usually likes cycle with brake pedal, on a black, upright and they attach a big sturdy basket or old wooden crate to the front of their bike, […]

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Elba island (Italy)

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Elba is the third largest island in Italy after Sardinia and Sicily, but with eight other islands, including Giglio, Giannutri and Montecristo, Elba it is part of the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago that is the largest marine park in Europe. The island of Elba is famous around the world for harboring French Emperor Napoleon in 1814 […]

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Wandering in Amsterdam

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A photo gallery with classics shots taken wandering the wonderful city of Amsterdam: the typical houses,  various house boats, the canals, Anne Frank house museum, some modern buildings, the Nemo science center, and the crowds of tourists in red light district. The slim and high typical houses of Amsterdam are called canal house because usually are house […]

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Old and modern architecture in Copenaghen (Part #1)

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Copenaghen is known for good contemporary design,  furniture, lights and… the absolutely stunning city architecture. Besides the major historic architecture, Copenhagen is filled with contemporary buildings of the highest quality. Water, space, sustainability and light are the key elements in the recent architectural boom in maritime Copenhagen. Remarkably, you rarely find the new clashing with the old. More often […]

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Croatian sea

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Photo collection of the Adriatic sea in Croatia. Some shots of the beautiful beach of Dubovica on the Hvar Island, seascapes of Dubrovnic, Split and Zadar and a picture of Visovac island in Krka National Park. Other galleries of Croatia: Dubrovnic (Part# 1) Krka National Park – Part# 2 Krka National Park – Part# 1   […]

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Dubrovnik (Croatia) – Part#1

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Dubrovnik is a Croatian city (also known as Ragusa, in the past) on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and  has the appellation of the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Upon his visit to Dubrovnik in 1929, George Bernard Shaw said: “If you want to see Heaven on Earth, […]

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Cube houses in Rotterdam

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One of the most fascinating example of Rotterdam’s modern architecture is the Kubuswoningen (Cube Houses). The city of Rotterdam asked at Dutch architect Piet Blom to design housing in the most historic section of Rotterdam’s port, so he decided to use the cubic houses idea, applying his earlier cube housing project in Helmond in 1970. The concept behind […]

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Nyhavn – Copenaghen, Denmark

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Nyhavn (ny-new havn-harbour in Danish) is a must-go district in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is the most picturesque city site: lots of brightly coloured 17th and 18th century townhouses, cafes and restaurants, historical wooden boats along the canal, with a great relaxed atmosphere. Nyhavn was constructed by King Christian V in 1600s, originally as commercial port where ships from all […]

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Amsterdam late night

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A photo gallery with some photos taken wandering in Amsterdam at late night. All these photos are taken without a tripod and with a light post production. The pictoric effect is for the use of a Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L lens at widest aperture.   Gear: Canon Eos 6D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM

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Krka National Park – Part #1

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Krka National Park is a must see in the territory of Šibenik-Knin County of Croatia (Dalmatia), along the Krka River. This first part of photo gallery start with the nice trip up the river to the most attractive parts of the park: the stunning waterfalls and cascades of the Krka river, and the Skradinski buk. In a space of 450 […]

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Marken – Holland – Part #1

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The fairy-tale village Marken is on a peninsula in the Markermeer, in the North Netherlands, at only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. Marken is a well-known tourist attraction for its characteristic green and white wooden houses (usually painted yellow and blue inside) and for his harbour quarter. Houses here are built on little hills called werven, or on pilings to keep them […]

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