The Admiral’s Baths
English / History / Photography / Travel

The Admiral’s Baths

This medieval bath house was built in the 14th century by Pere de Vilarasa, a knight and jurist during the reign of Jaime II. Its style is mainly Arabic, mixed with local style called mudéjar (Christian architecture style from Iberican peninsula). Continue reading

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Verano en Valencia
English / History / Travel

Verano en Valencia

The city of Valencia is capital of the province which bears the same name. It is also known for the juicy orange, Valencian orange. The region has its own language, Valenciano which seems strongly as a mix of Catalan and Spanish. Continue reading

Voor Altijd
Dutch Affairs / Dutch East Indies / English / Film / History / Indonesia / Living in NL

Voor Altijd

Voor altijd (Forever) is a short documentary about descendants of people of Dutch former colonies. It was released two days ago. In this documentary there are one Indisch/Indo, one Indonesian, one Moluccan and one Javanese from Suriname. To understand it better, here is a brief  information about the history background of all four persons who … Continue reading