Today I cycled a bit through the industrial area of Vlissingen. A lot has changed. And before new installations can be built, the old one must first be safely demolished. EPZ’s coal-fired power plant has been out of operation for years and its chimney is now being demolished. Of all Thermphos buildings, only the skeletonContinue reading “Cycling in Vlissingen-Oost”
We went for walk in this area yesterday … I couldn’t resist taking a picture of these old bikes …
Yesterday I had a nice ride in my velomobile. It was not about speed, but about looking at the Zeeland landscape with the eyes of an “actual” photographer. Many horizontal lines in which vertical lines immediately attract attention.The so-called “fertile soil” in Zeeland needs a lot of “fertilizer” and despite the many salty water thatContinue reading “Zeeland”
Full of melancholy I cycled home yesterday after the last night shift … it could be the last … The “phosphoric acid plant” is now blowing the last vapor from its chimney … maybe a few more days … then the factory will die. What a differance compared to the situation on Juli 2010 …Continue reading “melancholy”
Once a week I try to take a nice walk on the former work island Neeltje Jans. That’s what I promised my dog … and a dogowner has to keep his word.
I am always amazed by the beautiful colors that can be seen during northern wind over the Oosterschelde.
I immediately think of the following video when people ask me what “headwindcycling” means. Tomorrow I’ll be there, making photos of these sportsmen on Gazelle bikes (the simple model that is common in the Netherlands).
The light was beautiful today …
You can see from their boats that they have enough to pay, but the Netherlands does not yet have a tax on pleasure crafts.
I was born and raised in a wooded area with typical “scenic landscapes” (de Achterhoek), perhaps that is why after about 40 years I can still appreciate the open flat landscape.In any case, I try to capture the “open” as well as possible in photos that I make in my current neighbourhood, Zeeland.