Å(aa)lesund

Brrr, my fingers are ice cold. Winter is coming… no, actually it’s here, even though it’s only the beginning!

She knows it:

I bet it’s already been snowing in Ålesund. But this is pretty much what it looked like, on a Saturday, three weeks or so back.

Ålesund is quite famous for it’s architecture. The night of January 23th, almost 110 years ago (1904) the city burned down. (Wiki for more>) The town was then rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar – in Jugendstil (Art Nouveau), the architectural style of the time. What’s that? Check the photos below 😉

Street shots:

Ålesund street, autumn 2013 - Norway

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Buddhas at Amsterdam Blijburg Beach

I didn’t check the news yesterday and I’m definitely doing my best to avoid them today.

Amsterdam looks beautiful! The sun is shining. My mom is visiting me this weekend, with my stepfather and I should be running out the door now to meet them, since they are probably finishing their first Dutch breakfast around this time. So ‘til later!

*charging my camera*

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