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Thamespath long distance walk: 2c. Visit to the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames

The Wandelgek followed the riverbank for a while until reaching the River and Rowing Museum… There was a big surprise because the British Library had a temporary exhibition on…. ILLUSTRATORS OF CLASSIC CHILDRENS BOOKS… What a very pleasant coincidence :-))))) … Continue reading

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Thamespath long distance walk: 2b. Henley-on-Thames

Henley-on-Thames Henley-on-Thames is a historic market town and civil parish on the River Thames in Oxfordshire, England, 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Reading, 7 miles (11 km) west of Maidenhead and 23 miles (37 km) southeast of Oxford. One … Continue reading

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Thamespath long distance walk: 2a. From Greenfields to Henley-on-Thames

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After a good nights rest followed an early rise, a shower and a bit of reading in my Thames path guide to plan todays walk. Then I left my room and walked over the terrain towards the river and the … Continue reading

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3. Sunset on the Zambezi

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At the end of the afternoon, The Wandelgek boarded a ship with two decks, and an open view over the grand river Zambezi from all sides of the ship. There were drinks on board including several African beers. But first … Continue reading

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Thamespath long distance walk: 1b. From Marlow to Henley-on-Thames

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After my short city walk through Marlow, it now felt time to start my first of two day walks on the Thamespath. Now why a walk on the Thamespath and why a 2-day walk from Marlow to Pangbourne (or actually … Continue reading

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Souvenir 002: Carnaval Mask, plaster – Venice, Italy 2001

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During a stay in Venice in 2001, The Wandelgek bought a plaster carnival mask as wall decoration, in a tiny shop filled with masks in San Marco. He was on a backpack journey through North, Mid and South Italy. The … Continue reading

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Souvenir 001: Batik on cloth – Yogyakarta, 2003

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The Wandelgek visited Indonesia in 2003, and travelled over the islands of Java, Bali and Nusa Lembongan. On Java he visited Yogyakarta and learned a lot about the art and technique of Batik. He visited a Batik factory and bought … Continue reading

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Thamespath long distance walk: 1. From London to the start in Marlow (City walk)

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From Paddington Station The Wandelgek took the train to Maidenhead and there he had to change trains. The station of Maidenhead is on the main railway course from London westward. On the platform The Wandelgek found this little bench to … Continue reading

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Design by Nature

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Looking back at a lot of the photos I made in the last few decennia, I got the feeling that they are not only photos in the classical sense of the word, but that lots of them are in a … Continue reading

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2. Victoria Falls: ‘Dr. Livingstone I presume?’

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After having spend the mayor part of the morning and the early afternoon in Zambia, The Wandelgek decided to spend all afternoon in Zimbabwe. From the border it was a short walk towards the entrance of the Victoria Falls National … Continue reading

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