Wednesday, 27 July 2005


Good, just a short post from a hotel at the airport of Detroit. From here I will to go to the airport tomorrow, where a bus of the camp wil pick me up and will bring me to the Sauk Valley Resort.

The flight to the U.S. was excellent. I had almost given up my chair, because the flight was overbooked, but in the end it was not necessary. You can really make a lot of money with that. Arrived at JFK were the control and customs facilities were a farce. I thought that they would perhaps take me seperate because of the hockeysticks, but nothing, could walk through everywhere. Took the bus into the city, because it was cheaper (only o so much more slow) than a taxi. Beautiful hotel, central situated in town and an excellent room. Just arranged all with my future landlord and gave him 100$ deposit, so that he certainly knows that I am coming. He is an english actor that plays mainly in theaters. After that walked to Penn Station to get my train ticketsto Detroit. Ate something and to bed.

The bustle here in the U.S. is immense: there lifted town what, everywhere people, everybody is in a hurry and they are so irrespective. I have been already on the Empire State Bulding, before I left to Detroit. Also been at Times Square, the Rockefeller Center, the St Patrick's Church and what other streets. NY is actually quite simple as for streets, but you do must well know in which one you are. :) The train was excellent, already I do never sleep was really tremendously in a chair. In the dinercar of the train, I had to wait 50min before my order was taken up, but after that went the fast. Meet some girls on the train who were going to another field hockey camp in Iowa. Was amusing, as I stood with 2 other NLers outside (you find they also everywhere) talking and saw them passing by. You get back well an odd face. :)

Good, more people want this pc, consequently I will end. I have also a mobilenr. here, but don't know the nr. by heart. Only bought a prepaid.


I will be in the USA from 27th of July till 14th of August. First a week in the Detroit area for a hockeykamp, then back to NY for a week holiday.


This was from the hallway in the Vatican leading to the Sixteenth Chapel.

Sunday, 24 July 2005

Tom, my parents' dog. Posted by Picasa

Who guesses where this is, gets a card from NYC! Deadline 23.59 this Tuesday. Posted by Picasa

...Maybach 62... Posted by Picasa

Visited Rudolph this week and he bought a new game for his XBOX. It's a kind of Tetris, only you have to pay 40E for it. Really... Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, 19 July 2005

Julian Beever (3) Posted by Picasa

Julian Beever (2) Posted by Picasa

Julian Beever Posted by Picasa

Julian Beever

Found some nice pictures on the I-net. They are from a streetartist called Julian Beever and he draws pictures on streets. Not so spectacular you would say, but he does it a little different. His pictures are, seen from a certain angle, perfectly 3D. Look for yourself and be amazed. :) For more info and drawings check his site.

Sunday, 10 July 2005


I know it's a lot of pictures, but I want to give an impression. Have 111, so this is just a slight show. :) Will post some more later, but don't want an overkill. Besides, there's a lot of new text to read now as well. Enjoy! :)

The Dutch back at Schiphol! Posted by Picasa

Dutch STOs laughing at Vienna airport. Posted by Picasa

Yes, you got caught on camera! :) Posted by Picasa

Dancing in the LR. Posted by Picasa

Beautiful Albania. Posted by Picasa

Our team. Posted by Picasa

Bottles, bottles, bottles. Posted by Picasa

Me so sleepy... Posted by Picasa

Our team with the owner of the hotel (middle front). Posted by Picasa

A lamb in the restaurant on the way back. Posted by Picasa

Susan, our interpreter, our driver and me (I look so awake and fresh :) Posted by Picasa

The ZEC get's tired as well... Posted by Picasa

The mess after counting. Posted by Picasa

Left the observers, right the CTs. Posted by Picasa

Our marked bar. Posted by Picasa

Writing down the scores of the individual candidates. Posted by Picasa

A long queue still waiting to hand over their ballot boxes. Posted by Picasa

The ballot boxes at the CC. Posted by Picasa


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