Trammelant: back to the future!

Every year the cozy little littoral village of De Haan time warps itself back to the early 1900’s.  Around the uniquely styled tram station the whole village dresses up in the magnificent costumes and gowns of the Belle-epoque, and as by magic horses, steam vehicles and old timers tuftuf agreeable through the street, watched by over …

Gentse Feesten

Well what can I say. We had fun. We had drinks. Lots of. Fun and drinks. We circled the cars as near to the festivities as we could. And had some more. Fun. The consultant who forgot to put back the SD-card in the camera has been whipped, slapped, skinned, drowned and quartered. The rest …

Showcasing in Vieux Port

Vieux Port is one of the most picturesque villages of Normandy. Its typical houses en colombage and its magnificent view on the Seine make it a romantic and quiet setting. We stopped our three cars there to give short demos on the shore. Kudos for the Activities Commission  for letting us through J.

Amerigo Vespucci: stately elegance

In my eyes, the most beautiful sailing ship in Rouen is the Amerigo Vespucci, a tall ship of the Marina Militare, named after the famous  explorer Amerigo Vespucci.  She was put into service in 1928 and was used by the Italian Navy until 1943. She is used as a training ship ever since.