Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan, 05-01-2007
Istana Nurul Iman, the Palace of the Sultan of Brunei
Dali, China 20-08-2013
Dali Old Town, Yuning Province
Yangshuo, China 06-07-2011
Cruising the Li River near Guilin on bamboo flots
Luang Prabang, Laos 31-01-2008
Royal Palace Museum
Cornwall, UK 30-06-2003
Hetty under a giant Gerbera species
Shenyang, China, 28-11-2011
Singing waiters during dinner with the vice-president of Northeastern University
Great pyramid of Khufu, Gizeh, Egypt, 14-07-1980
In those days climbing the great pyramid was still permitted.
Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan, 05-01-2007
Breakfast in The Empire Hotel
Cusco, Peru 16-08-1995
Saqsaywaman Inca ruins constructed with huge boulders
Mingun, Mandalay, Myanmar 19-01-2006
The giant Mingun Pahtodawgyi stupa
Pingyao, China 10-07-2012
Old Folks Hostal
Bagan, Myanmar 11-01-2006
Sunset on top of one of the 2700 temples at Bagan Valley
Assam, Northeast India 11-12-2012
Jaldepara Parc, spotting rhinos early morning from the back of an elephant
Pingyao, China 10-07-2012
Traditional Chinese bed
Daton, China
Hanging monastery
New York, USA 27-06-2019
The Vessel
Monte Verde, Costa Rica 29-12-2001
Skywalk canope tour
Gili Meno Island, near Lombok, Indonesia 19-12-2009
Gecko Hostel on the beach
Jungfrau region, Switzerland 01-07-1987
Backpacking in the Alps
Riobamba, Equador 20-12-1998
Climbing Mount Chimborazo, higher than 5000 meter. The air was so thin, we took one hour for 100 met...
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 05-01-2005
Inside the Vietcong Cu Chi Tunnels
Poring Hot Springs (near Kota Kinabalu), Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia 02-01-2007
At 60 meters high, this is one of the highest canope walks on the world
's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands 28-06-2013
Our home garden with flowers and pond
Lake Quilotoa, Equador 24-12-1998
A splendid view over the crater lake from Shalala Lodge
Londa, Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 28-12-1998
Funerary puppets in a grave
Aranjuez,Bolivia, 08-08-1995
Coca fields
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Overwhelming scenery
Lombok, Indonesia 01-01-2010
Giant mahogany trees in Masbagik
Lombok, Indonesia 31-12-2009
Bayan Market
Goreme, Turkey 19-08-1986
Extraordinary 'chimney' rock formations in Capadocia
France, The Vanoise 17-08-1987
Backpack hiking in the Vanoise
Titicaca Lake, Bolivia 09-08-1995
Isla del Sol
GeorgeTown, Penang, Malaysia 19-01-2011
Taipusam Festival
Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia 07-01-2014
The Last Paradise, Fam Island
Kavak, Venezuela 18-08-1992
Flight over Roraima and Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world (979 meter!)
Cochabamba, Bolivia 10-08-1995
We travelled with the Indians in the back of trucks
Shenyang, China 04-11-2019
Cartier in the MAXX Center
San Vito, Costa Rica 25-12-2001
Long Heliconia flower in Wilson Botanical Garden – the most famous botanical garden in Central Ameri...
Kavak, Venezuela 18-08-1992
Kavak waterfalls. In the background the famous table mountains of Roraima
Lake Mayara, Tanzania 10-01-2003
Silently canooing between the flamingos
Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan, 07-01-2007
The Empire Hotel, Brunei
Wushan, China 02-07-2011
Some fun on an expedition during our 3-day cruise on the Yangtze from Chongqin to Yichang
Yangon, Myanmar, 31-12-2005
Bart lecturing about the solar system to monks of Schwedagon Temple
Lombok, Indonesia 12-01-2010
A giant strangling fig
Lijiang, China 23-08-2013
Dinner in the charming Old Town
Belur, Karnataka, India 04-01-2004
A hike through the fields in Karnataka
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
Some special Galapagos fun
Riga, Latvia 12-08-2004
Navy boys and local girls
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
A fisherman joining our breakfast table
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
A huge iguana
Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia 09-01-2007
Mulu caves housing millions of bats
Chugchilán, Equador 30-12-1998
Mud covered pig legs was the only food in this remote hostal high in the Andes, and tasted delicious...
La Paz, Bolivia 04-08-1995
Coca leaves seller
Amarapura, Myanmar 19-01-2006
U Bein Bridge across Taungthaman Lake, the longest (1.2 km) teakwood bridge in the world
Las Claritas, Venezuela 16-08-1992
Gold mine
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
Scary road downhill by bus
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
Heaven's Gate in Tianmen Mountain
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Local beauties
Tiwanaku, Bolivia 06-08-1995
The main entrance
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Quito, Equador 17-12-1998
View over Quito, eternal Spring city on the equator
Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia 01-01-2014
Coral art near Dajoren Village
Serajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina 13-05-2019
Zlatna Ribica Cafe
Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazachstan 21-09-2017
Baiterek Tower, Nurzhol Boulevard
Cotopaxi National Park, Equador 21-12-1998
The active Cotopaxi stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains, the second highest summit in Ecuador: 5,89...
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania 23-12-2002
The caldera crater is famous for its abundant wildlife
Bus travel in the Andes, Equador 28-12-1998
Always make sure yourself that the backpack is thightened well on the roof
Bromo crater, Java, Indonesia 08-01-2011
The Bromo volcano had just erupted when we visited
Luang Prabang, Laos, 29-01-2008
At the entrance of Wat Xiengthong
Tiwanaku, Bolivia 06-08-1995
Ponce Stele
Mirador Astronómico de la Degollada de las Yeguas, South Gran Canaria Island, Spain, 24-11-2021
Great Wall, China 15-05-2008
We climbed the Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai
Cape Bowling Green, Australia 2007-10-23
Diving the SS Yongala wreck, one of the best diving spots in the world
Kochi, Kerala, India 31-12-2003
Indian boys have fun in the Charpa waterfalls
Vientiane, Laos, 03-02-2008
The Golden Buddhist temple Pha That Luang
Wahiba Sands desert, Oman 21-03-1996
Sharqiya Sands, a nice place to celebrate Bart's birthday
Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia 09-01-2007
Deer Cave, the largest underground passage in the world
Bolivia, 07-08-1995
Two hats at sunset overlooking the Andes
Poring Hot Springs (near Kota Kinabalu), Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia 02-01-2007
The Rafflesia is the largest flower in the world
Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia 07-01-2014
Sunset at Arborek Island
Galaxy SOHO, Beijing, China, 30-11-2013
Impressive shopping Center in Beijing, designed by Zaha Hadid
Sucre, Bolivia 10-08-1995
Hostal Cruz de Popayán
Sillustani, Peru 14-08-1995
Ancient burial ground with giant cylindrical funerary towers built by a pre-Incan people on the shor...
Siem Reap, Ankhor Wat, Cambodia 13-12-2004
Victory Gate at Ankor Wat
Kochi, Kerala, India 25-12-2003
Touring on a characteristic vessel on the Kerala backwaters
Chinak Meru, Bolívar, Venezuela 17-08-1992
Aponwao Falls
Damascus, Syria 03-12-1997
Inside the Shrine of Sayyida Zaynab, just South of Damascus
Fukushima, Japan 29-08-2019
Mikaitaki Ryokan
Tangkoko National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia 04-12-1997
Hollow banyan tree (strangling tree). The original tree has indeed been strangled.
Sucre, Bolivia 10-08-1995
Pigs legs in our hostal was the only food available. Delicious!
Mumbai, India 03-07-1998
Breakfast in the Taj Mahal Palace, view on the Gateway of India
Yangshuo, China 06-07-2011
Hetty with two cormorants
Jiangmen, China 01-06-2010
Climbing all 6000 stone steps of Tai Shan, the most holy mountain in China
Yangshuo, China 06-07-2011
Night fishing with the famous cormorant birds
Monastir, Tunesia 05-08-1997
Souque of Monastir
Carablanca, Bolivia 09-08-1995
Carablanca market
Ollantaytambo valley, Peru 15-08-1995
Ancient Inca temple and fortress with giant blocks
La Fortuna, Costa Rica 23-12-2001
Canooing in the cacao plantations
Yangon, Myanmar 30-12-2005
Schwedagon Temple
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Cusco, Peru 17-08-1995
Impressive Inca wall where the stone perfectly fit in 3D
Boracay, Philippines 17-12-1999
Boracay, one of the whitest and most beautiful beaches in the world
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
Walk path in Tianmen Park
Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazachstan 21-09-2017
View from the Baiterek Tower on Nurzhol Boulevard
Quito, Equador 17-12-1998
Our hotel room looked right onto the central Square
Boquete, Panama 28-02-2020
Jungle hike on the Pipeline Trail
Belur, Karnataka, India 04-01-2004
Chennakeshava Temple
Willemstad, Curacao 14-01-1999
Colorful houses
Kavak, Venezuela 18-08-1992
Roraima in the backdrop, the 1 mile high table mountain with prehistoric animals and plants
Chinak Meru, Bolívar, Venezuela 17-08-1992
Aponwao Falls
La Paz, Bolivia 04-08-1995
Coloful Indian market
Tunis, Tunesia 01-08-1997
Exploring the ruins of Carthago
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Cruising on the spectacular Ha Long Bay
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
The approach of the spectacular mountains by cable car
Yangon, Myanmar 31-12-2005
Schwedagon Temple, the entrance
Otavalo, Equador 29-12-1998
Tasting fresh pig on the market
Havanna, Cuba 25-12-2008
Back to the fifty's
Bagan, Myanmar 13-01-2006
Pilgrims donation ceremony: Full Moon Festival in Ananda Temple
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Overwhelming scenery
Istanbul, Turkey 21-08-2010
Haya Sophia mosque
Kafountine, South Senegal 13-01-2019l
Drying fish as far as you can see
Siem Reap, Ankhor Wat, Cambodia 13-12-2004
Ta Prohm Temple at Ankor Wat
Tiwanaku, Bolivia 06-08-1995
Temple of the Sun
Titicaca Lake, Bolivia 09-08-1995
Isla del Sol
Puerto Galera, Philippines, 22-12-1999
Jeepney fun
Bucharest, Romania 19-09-2019
Stairs of Casa Oamenilor de Stiinta (House of Scientists). SSIMA 2019 Gala Dinner.
Wadi Rum, Jordan 20-12-1999
Arabian romance in the Wadi Rum desert
Luang Prabang, Laos, 29-01-2008
Wat Xiengthong
Mount Meru, Tanzania 26-12-2002
Miriakamba mountain station
Titicaca Lake, Peru 12-08-1995
Model of boat as used by Thor Heyerdahl during his Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Titicaca Lake, Peru 12-08-1995
Uros Floating Village, completely made of straw
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Halebeedu, Karnataka, India 05-01-2004
Hoysaleshwara Temple
Cochabamba, Bolivia 10-08-1995
We travelled with the Indians in the back of trucks
Kolkata, India 30-12-2012
Early morning banana market
Serengeti, Tanzania 23-12-2002
Spotting zebras during the wildebeest trek in Serengeti
Kumily, Kerala, India 22-12-2003
Early morning atmosphere on the Vairavanar river
Malang, Java, Indonesia 13-01-2011
A white tiger joins our lunch at Jatim Park 2
Baku, Azerbeidjan 13-10-2019
A relaxed stay at Sultan Palace, with the grandeur of the Silk Route
Boquete, Panama 28-02-2020
Basalt rock climbing
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
Blue-footed boobie
Machu Picchu, Peru 13-08-1995
Deserted ruins of Machu Picchu
Utrecht, the Netherlands 28-10-1988
Our wedding day in Utrecht
Panama City, Panama 27-01-2020
Central American buses in retirement
Lombok, Indonesia 12-01-2010
Afternoon stroll through one of the luxury resorts
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka 17-08-1991
Lankarama
Santa Clara, Cuba 29-12-2008
Monument for Che Guevarra
Mingun, Mandalay, Myanmar 19-01-2006
Famous white Hsinbyume Pagoda
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
Steep slope paths
Dali, China 20-08-2013
Dali Old Town
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival; the largest snow castle in the world.
Tomar, Portugal 08-06-2019
Convente de Christo
Ankhor Wat, Cambodia 13-12-2004
The Bayon Temple, Ankhor Thom, Buddha faces from every viewpoint
GeorgeTown, Penang, Malaysia 19-01-2011
Taipusam Festival
Alausi to Sibambe, Equador 28-12-1998
The Riobamba Devil's Nose train rooftop ride, a spectacular trip amids the volcanos
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Natural bridge
Harbin, China 04-01-2016
Snow & Ice Festival
Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan, 07-01-2007
The Empire Hotel, Brunei
Siem Reap, Ankhor Wat, Cambodia 13-12-2004
Ta Prohm Temple at Ankhor Wat
Madurai, South India 21-12-2003
Meenaksi Temple
Dunmow, UK 05-07-2003
Cornwall hiking - the Garden of Eden
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
Lonely Goerge, the last of the this giant turtle species
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Overwhelming scenery
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
The winding road to Tianmen, we went down by bus
Siem Reap, Ankhor Wat, Cambodia 13-12-2004
Ankhor Wat
Serengeti, Tanzania 23-12-2002
Spotting zebras during the wildebeest trek in Serengeti
Bali, Indonesia, 21-11-1997
Pura Besakih, the largest and most important Hindu temple in Bali
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
Afternoon Lonely Planet study, with company
Kapalai Resort, Malaysia 23-12-2006
Diving at Sipadan Island, the top diving location in the world
Moskow, Russia 10-09-2019
4-hour lunch at the White Rabbit Restaurant, ranking 13 in the world!
Siem Reap, Ankhor Wat, Cambodia 13-12-2004
Spectacular haut-reliefs inside Ankor Wat
Isla Marguarita, Venezuela 01-08-1992
Caribbean beauty
Indein Village, Inle Lake, Myanmar 19-01-2006
Ancient pagodas
Singapore 12-01-20010
Hetty with the iconic Merlion (fish & lion) at the Merlion Park waterfront
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Returning home after an impressive day
La Paz, Bolivia 04-08-1995
Indian carry bags
Cusco, Peru 17-08-1995
Perfect 3D fit of the big boulders in these ancient Inca ruins
Doha, Quatar 2016-03-23
A chique coffee in Souq Waqif, Al Enna Restaurant
Lombok, Indonesia 28-12-2009
Pondok Senaru Cottages
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
Blue-footed boobies, just next to us
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
The highest outdoor elevator in the world
Agua Caliente, Peru 07-08-1995
Train station for Machu Picchiu
Machu Picchu, Peru 13-08-1995
Magnificent view on the Machu Picchu mountain top. We had the place for ourselves.
Baku, Azerbeidjan 15-10-2019
Heydar Aliyev Center, designed by Zaha Hadid
Lombok, Indonesia 12-01-2010
Suranadi Water Temple
Vatican City, Vatican 10-08-2012
San Pietro Cathredral
Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia 09-01-2007
Mulu caves. Swimming near the Wind Cave.
Sillustani, Peru 14-08-1995
Ancient burial ground with giant cylindrical funerary towers built by a pre-Incan people on the shor...
Sucre, Bolivia 10-08-1995
Lama market
Trinidad, Cuba 24-12-2008
Cuban style wedding
Alausi to Sibambe, Equador 28-12-1998
The spectacular Riobamba Devil's Nose train ride, sitting on the roof
Yangshuo, China 06-07-2011
By bicycle through the Guilin rice fields, from the Giggling Tree Hostel
Sucre, Bolivia 10-08-1995
Lama market
Cochabamba, Bolivia, 09-08-1995
Forbidden animals
Boquete, Panama 28-01-2020
The 1000 year old giant tree on the Pipeline Trail
Inle Lake, Myanmar 19-01-2006
Fisherman steering with traditional leg-row motion
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
Longest elevator chain in Tianmen Park
Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazachstan 24-08-2017
World Expo 2017
Machu Picchu, Peru 14-08-1995
Inca Trail
Bagan, Myanmar 12-01-2006
Farmers returning home with their bullock-carts after the Full Moon Festival
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
A beach hike, animals everywhere, never afraid
Riobamba, Equador 20-12-1998
View on volcano Chimborazo
Wahiba Sands desert, Oman 21-03-1996
Sharqiya Sands
Galapagos, Equador, 03-01-1999
The best place to appreciate the vulnerability of animals, and how carefull we should be with it
Fukushima, Japan 29-08-2019
Onsen in the Mikaitaki Ryokan
Datong, China 09-07-2012
Giant Buddha
Madurai, South India 21-12-2003
Meenaksi Temple
Okinawa, Japan 19-10-2019
Okinawa Aquarium, housing two huge whale sharks
Indein Village, Inle Lake, Myanmar 05-01-2006
The beautiful atmosphere of ancient pagodas
Lake Quilotoa, Equador 24-12-1998
Hiking downhill, we got terribly lost, the path was just loose grind on a steep slow; but we reached...
Bagan, Myanmar 11-01-2006
Sunset on top of one of the 2700 temples at Bagan Valley
Madurai, South India 21-12-2003
Meenaksi Temple
San Francisco, Panama 25-01-2020
Iglesia de San Francisco de la Montaña
Chongqin, China 04-07-2011
Wanzhou Grand Waterfall
Petra, Jordan, 20-12-1989
The Treasury, Petra. We had the whole place for ourselves ...
Jiangziajie, China 16-08-2016
Overwhelming scenery
Cusco, Peru 14-08-1995
King's Valley
Pamukkale, Turkey, 29-08-1986
Bathing in the hot baths, still possible in thoses days. A World Heritage site.
Baku, Azerbeidjan 15-10-2019
Mud volcanos
Guayaquil, Equador, 03-01-1999
View in our hut on the cruise boat to the Galapagos
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 10-07-2010
Inside the grand Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Brunei, Bandar Seri Begawan, 05-01-2007
Sunset over the 11.000 m2 infinity pool at the Empire Hotel
Machu Picchu, Peru 13-08-1995
Deserted ruins of Machu Picchu
Agra, India, 22-07-1998
The Taj Mahal, the most neautiful building on earth
Jan Thiel, Curacao 12-01-1999
Great diving
Utrecht, the Netherlands 14-07-2013
Hetty in her KettingKunst shop (address: Haverstraat 3)
Utrecht, the Netherlands 02-09-2011
The Oudegracht canal by evening. We lived 28 years 200 meters from here.
Pamukkale, Turkey, 29-08-1986
Hetty having the Pamukkale hot baths all for herself.
Chinak Meru, Bolívar, Venezuela 17-08-1992
Aponwao Falls
Mount Ijen, Java, Indonesia 28-12-2010
Surphur carriers
Jiangziajie, China 17-08-2016
Walk path in Tianmen Park