Budi in Zhengzhou China

Website crash


Je gelooft het of niet door een wordpress update ben ik alles kwijtgeraakt. Ik probeer door middel van back ups alles te herstellen. Maar dit gaat nog wel even duren. Ontzettend balen. 🙁 Voor de video’s check hier Voor de foto’s check hier For international visitors. Due a recent WordPress update my website totally crashed. I’m trying recover all the…

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Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus life photo series 2019


Just came back from Zhengzhou, Henan province China of another year of teaching at the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics at the Art & design school. Several weeks giving lectures in branding, brand design, advertising and design methods. Very nice to share my knowledge to students Check the photos here from the Campus, teaching building and sports meeting If you like…

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The mighty Thakhek loop in Central Laos

Thakhek Motorbike loop video


The Thakhek motorbike loop is over 450 km (depends on the route). I drove counter clockwise and it took met 3 days and 2 nights. A must-do if you visit (central) Laos. It goes through tiny villages, you meet the most friendly people, see spectacular landscapes, endless roads, you visit the Phu Hin Bun National Park and the amazing Kong…

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Met de motor door het karstgebergte van Noord Vietnam

Hoe rijd ik de Ha Giang motorbike lus Noord-Vietnam – reistips


Ha Giang motorbike loop kosten per persoon per dag (kosten kunnen uiteen lopen afhankelijk van het verhuurbedrijf). • Motorbike verhuur (incl. helm): 200.000 – 500.000 VND per dag • Eventuele verzekering (eenmalig): 300.000 – 500.000 VND • Benzine kosten: 50.000 VND per dag (2x tanken) • Overnachting: 100.000 (homestay) – 300.000 (Hotel) VND per nacht • Eten & snacks, extra…

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The Muslims in Xi'an

Xi’an the ancient capital of China – Photography series


The Cradle of Chinese civilization The cradle of the Chinese advanced and ancient civilization. The hub of the Silk route. Mixed cultures and history is linked throughout in the City’s veins. It was the home of the first emperor Qin Shi Huangdi. Xi’an is formerly known as Chang’an. This emperor is also buried here in the famous tomb and is…

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Tips & tricks voor de Tongariro Alpine crossing hike


Tongariro Alpine crossing hike – de mooiste 1 daagse wandeling op Noordereiland in Nieuw Zeeland Als een van de hoogtepunten in Nieuw Zeeland op het noorder eiland dan is het zeker de Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Het wordt omschreven als een van de indrukwekkende 1-daagse hikes of treks van Nieuw Zeeland. Ik heb deze trek gelopen en inderdaad dit is een…

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Basketball on the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus

Daily life at Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus photo series


Laid back students on the campus ZUA New photoseries of the campus where I’m teaching in Zhengzhou (郑州). Just a couple of weeks in China so I have use my free time wisely. I’ve been already to downtown (pictures coming soon) but just lazy sunday for me. So I made pictures on the Zhengzhou University of Aeronautics campus. More information…

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Children having fun during the trekking

Photo series: Bagan and trekking from Kalaw to Inle Lake


Bagan (Pagan) You haven’t visit Myanmar if you haven’t been to Bagan. However not on the Unesco heritage list it is must visit. Bagan can be compared with the ‘Angkor Wat’ of Myanmar. Actually it is even larger. The original city exist out of 10.000 pagodas, stupas, temples and monasteries all during the reign of the first Myanmar Unified empire.…

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A local farmer during the Kalaw trekking Myanmar

From Kalaw to Inle trekking 3 days / 2 nights – photo series


Lets say I’ve done more though trekkings during my travels like the Annapurna Basecamp trekking in the Himalayas and the Salkantay trekking in the Andes. Some parts where hard (because of the sun) but mostly it is a very easy trek. You can choose doing the trekking by 2 or by 3 days. I did the 3 day trek. The landscape is very beautiful…

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Monks in a tuktuk Pakse - Laos

Laid back Laos blog


Het is zo’n contrast. Voordat ik naar Myanmar vertrek heb ik intrek genomen in de Thaise hoofdstad Bangkok. Vandaag aangekomen in terwijl ik vanochtend nog in Laos was. En het contrast kan niet groter zijn. De chaos en de drukte van Bangkok tegenover het rustige ‘laid back’ gevoel van de Laotianen. Zo kan je in een notendop Laos wel omschrijven:…

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waterfalls near Luang Prabang

North Lao Photo series – Luang Prabang and Phonsavan


In North Lao I visit the cities of Luang Prabang, Luang Namtha and Phonsavan. In this post I post the photos of Luang Prabang and Phonsavan. The Luang Namtha trekking photos you can find here. Luang Prabang My travels in Lao I started in Luang Prabang an ancient but small city. Has an international airport direct connection with China and Vietnam.…

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De diversiteit van Vietnam


Laat ik voorop stellen dat ik best verrast ben dat Vietnam het al zo ver heeft gebracht. Ondanks de conflicten en oorlogen die het land heeft meegemaakt. Ik zou Vietnam nu beschouwen als het ‘nieuwe’ Thailand. Hoe Thailand 10 jaar geleden was is Vietnam nu. Een land in opbouw en een rooskleurige toekomst. En natuurlijk heeft het land nog te…

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Salkantay pass - Peru Andes Region

Traveling the world so far for over 2 years and travel 150.000 km


This is my round the world trip so far. I travel 20 countries with a distance of over 150.000 km. But the story continues. Keep an eye for future travel blogs and videos. My travel itinerary Traveling, blogging and teaching in the countries: Dubai, Nepal, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, China,…

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Machu Picchu Peru

How to travel South America – travel guide video


In this episode I take you to South America the Andes region of the countries: Peru, Bolivia and North Chile. A journey what took me to the Andes, Ancient temples, salt flats and driest place on earth. This was a part of my 2015 round the world trip Peru Traveling from Lima, Paracas, Huacachina, Ica the famous deserts of Peru.…

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Nick klinkert

Creative Globetrotter at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners


San Francisco is everybody’s favourite city in the United States of America. At least, it is for me! Today, I was invited by Nick Klinkert.  He is an creative director at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners (GS&P). GS&P has been honoured several times as the Agency of the Year by numerous advertising organizations, magazines, and blogs. Additionally, their staff and work have…

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Nepal – het dak van de wereld


Namasté Namaste, al ruim anderhalve week zit ik al in Nepal. En het is weer eventjes bevatten wat ik de afgelopen dagen heb mee gemaakt. Vanuit Dubai was ik aangekomen op het vliegveld van Kathmandu. Vergeleken met Dubai was dit een stap terug in de tijd. Aangekomen bij de immigratie was ik blij dat ik van te voren mijn visum…

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