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Jersey | Taking a break at the abandoned Pontins Holiday Camp

Jersey | Taking a break at the abandoned Pontins Holiday Camp

Pontins Holiday Camp at Plémont Bay first opened in the 1920s and was occupied during the war by the Nazis. This was the first of two holiday camps acquired by Pontins in Jersey (Channel Islands). It was purchased in 1961 for £375,000 (equivalent to over £6 million in today’s money) and was completely rebuilt with all new chalets and buildings. The camp closed at the end of 2000 and was meanwhile lying abandoned and derelict, but the are will be re-wilded in the future. Related PostsCyprus | Silent War Witnesses And Countryside DreamsOuter Hebrides | St. […]

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Seymour Tower

Channel Islands | Jersey

                                                                                  Related PostsChannel Islands – Jersey | Seymour Tower MoonwalkJersey | Taking a break at the abandoned Pontins Holiday CampReisreportage | Nieuwjaar in Jersey

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Marina and Mont Orgueil Castle, Gorey

Reisreportage | Nieuwjaar in Jersey

3 Inside Stories.     Van ‘Poor man’s Spain’ tot rijkste belastingsparadijs, Jersey heeft de voorbije eeuw een spectaculaire weg afgelegd. Toch is het Kanaaleiland niet half zo mondain als je zou verwachten. Lees mee over migratie en verknochtheid. Wandel mee over maanlandschap en smokkelaarspad.  Related PostsÎle d’Yeu (Yeu Island)Channel Islands – Jersey | Seymour Tower MoonwalkJersey | Taking a break at the abandoned Pontins Holiday Camp

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Young girls | Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão

Cape Verde Islands | Colourful Portraits

It’s 2006. In the Cape Verde archipelago, a former colony of the Portuguese Empire, I make my digital début. I struggle. It takes some time to get used to the weight of the camera, its functionalities, and last but not least, recharging batteries almost everyday. My only rehearsal, a 6-hour-flight. On stage: a selection of 12 portraits shot with a (back then) brand new Nikon D200. Related PostsCape Verde – Fogo – São Filipe | ISLAND CAPITALSFogo – Pico do Fogo | GEO-SERIESFogo – Chã das Caldeiras | GEO-SERIES

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Extinct volcano crater  | Caldera blanca

Lanzarote & Fuerteventura | GEO-SERIES

I’ve got the hots for volcanoes. And in a next life I will probably be a geologist. Follow me on a geo-field trip around the Canarian island of Lanzarote. I also island-hopped to Fuerteventura. Well, to Isla de Lobos more specifically. A little black & white gem, made of so-called hornitos and sand. Related PostsElba | Going underground in the Ginevro mineFogo – Pico do Fogo | GEO-SERIESFogo – Chã das Caldeiras | GEO-SERIESShetland | GEO-SERIES

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Schiermonnikoog

Reisreportage | Schiermonnikoog. Wadden Winter Wonderland

    Schiermonnikoog. Ameland. Wad een eilanden! Een ideale (winterse) short break in Nederland. Een uitgebreid verslag van een kort (wandel)verblijf.  Related PostsEilandwandelingen op Nederlandse bodemRobben Island | Free Nelson Mandela!Dutch Antilles | SabaDutch Antilles – St Eustatius – Oranjestad | ISLAND CAPITALSDutch Antilles | St. Eustatius (Statia)

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Schiermonnikoog

Wadden Islands | Schiermonnikoog & Ameland

                                                                Related PostsEilandwandelingen op Nederlandse bodemRobben Island | Free Nelson Mandela!Dutch Antilles | SabaDutch Antilles – St Eustatius – Oranjestad | ISLAND CAPITALSDutch Antilles | St. Eustatius (Statia)

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Strombolicchio | Aeolian Islands | Italy

Skylands

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The Small Isles | Scotland | U.K.

Kalendar 2013 | Skylands

De kalender ‘Skylands’ komt niet zomaar uit de lucht gevallen. Hij is eigenlijk al jaren in de maak. Hij is de vrucht van jaren reizen naar eilanden. Naar schier eindeloze gezichteinders.  Voortaan kan jij ook jouw horizon verruimen. Per kalender die ik verkoop, schenk ik 2 € aan het goede doel.   De keuze voor Natuurpunt als goed doel is niet toevallig.  Hun topprioriteit #1 is het realiseren van 1m² natuur per inwoner/ jaar. Ik draag graag mijn steentje bij zodat jij, net als ik, thuis dichtbij als elders van natuur kan genieten. Related PostsKalender 2015 […]

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Rodrigues | Mascarene Islands

Welcome to my Eyeland!

   Welcome to my Eyeland!   The birth of an island is often a violent eruption. That’s half the story to the naked eye. In the abyss however, a volcano has been slowly but steadily growing before erupting above sea level. Near El Hierro in the Canaries a new island in the chain was born this way. It has been nicknamed the “Island of the Apocalypse”. It’s 21-12-2012 today after all. This amazing footage takes you to Tonga archipelago in the Pacific and condenses 8 years of island creation in just a couple of minutes.

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