Monday, April 30, 2007

One of the idyllic villages in Ardennes

We spent a wonderful (surprise!) weekend in Ardennes. On the way back home we stopped in a couple of these idyllic villages. The typical houses are built with grey stones. The weather was great (+30C), but the trees didn't have leaves: strange.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

India!


The trip to India was magic! We travelled in the South (Hampi, Cochin, Munnar, Madurai,...) and found it marvellous: the colours, the people, the tastes, the tranquility, the temples, the simplicity,... The picture above is the main bazar of Hampi in the sunset, in the background is the main temple.


This old lady was just sitting and reflecting at the ancient Queens' bath in Hampi.


The famous Chinese fishing nets in Cochin. The atmosphere is Cochin is very strange; it's a mixture of old European (Portuguese, Dutch, British) houses, Chinese fishing nets, busy place for selling and buying,...

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Noh sensei in Brussels

We had a great seminar with Noh sensei in the end of March. It was good to meet friends all over Europe and to practise kendo together.