Tag: nature

Valkenburg

Valkenburg aan de Geul is a city situated in the southeastern part of the Netherlands. River Geul flows in the town of Valkenburg, hence the name ‘aan de Geul’. Major tourist attractions which we visited includes Valkenburg castle, the Grendel gate and the city centre Castle ruins: This attraction is just a remainder of what was…

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Sahara bosland

Weekly photography challenge: Variations on a theme Sahara bosland is a unique play-forest located in Limburg, Belgium. It has lake surrounded by sandy forest, just like oasis in desert. A lovely walking path amidst the forest. There is also a tower top from where you can enjoy the beautiful view. Sitting areas for children are…

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Drielandenpunt

In the region of Vaals, Netherlands there is a major tourist attraction, a point where borders between three countries: Belgium, Netherlands and Germany (Duitsland) meet. It was established in 1918. Drielandenpunt in Dutch means a land where three points meet and is the highest point in Nederlands. Below is the map of Drielandenpunt, showing the…

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Senescence

What you see depends on what you look for! Here I see senescence of leaf, the process of aging in plants. The picture was taken in autumn, when the color of leaf had begun to change. This change in leaf color is due to degradation of chlorophyll in plants, a programmed self death, induced by the change…

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