Monday, May 1, 2017

The South Limburg Slideshow - part five of five

From the 7th to the 14th of April I went on vacation to the South of Limburg, which is the most southern province of The Netherlands. I mostly stayed in the area around a town called Valkenburg. 

As always I walked and explored a lot and as always I took a lot of pictures, be it only with my phone this time, since I did not bring my camera. 

This five part slideshow is an impression of my vacation. I may give a little comment here and there, but mostly I want the pictures to speak for themselves. If you have any questions though, don't hesitate to ask. 

 I hope you will enjoy traveling with me!




In case anyone's interested, this farm was for sale!

It has it's own cute orchard, so there's that. ;-)


The views of this region were just so breathtaking!


This was a beautiful valley next to Schin op Geul, a town about 5 km from Valkenburg.




This church was in Schin op Geul.





This is Schaloen Castle. On its grounds is a lovely little café and restaurant.

This was the last day of my vacation. Here you can see all the essentials one needs for such a trip. ;-)





This was the morning of my departure. I had to get up very early and got to see the sky slowly turn from night to day.

And those are all the photographs I have to offer. Well, you know that's a big fat lie! I made many more of course, but these were my favorites and are also the ones I will print for my travel journal. I will show you the journal when it's really finished which may be a while yet. It's not all that special in itself, but it is a nice tangible reminder of a beautiful trip.

Now I have just one more South Limburg post for you next time, which will not have photographs but a couple of videos, just to give you the full experience, haha! Think of it as a bonus post.

Until then I wish you all a wonderful and artsy day.

6 comments:

  1. Ik moet in herhaling vallen , de foto's zijn weer zo uitnodigend , je hebt echt de gave om een vakantiebestemming aan te prijzen , ik ben al benieuwd naar de filmpjes en uiteraard ook naar je 'travel journal' .

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    1. Het travel journal wordt niet zo bijzonder hoor. Gewoon schrijfsels en foto's. Die moet ik overigens nog afdrukken, dus voorlopig is het nog niet klaar. :-)

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  2. Thank you SO much for this series of posts! It has been so refreshing and mind-opening to see the different landscapes and buildings and all the things you photograph so well. What a gift!

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    1. So glad you enjoyed this series Judith, thank you. :-)

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  3. Oh my ... I love the castle especially and so much would love to be able to go in one someday [it's my dream!] I've never seen one in real life but did read that there is one 300 to 400 miles from where I live and one way or the other, I'm going to go and see it someday! :)

    Such a beautiful area that you went to visit!

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    1. The Netherlands have plenty of castles to look at. Some you can visit and some you can wander the gardens and some are private. I have stayed inside one that is used as a retreat several times and had the opportunity to stay in a beautiful stylized room. Hope you get the cance to visit one some day.

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