zondag 5 februari 2012

Winter fun

It is cold but the sun shines and it is great to be outside now. Always when there is a lot of snow here, everybody is going to the dyke to have a sleighride down with the children.

We used to do so when our children were young and as an adult to go down too. I saw the parents still doing the same, feeling yourself a child for a moment.

The Gooi-lake was frozen in one night, our province had the coldest temperature of the whole country  -22.9 C (-9.4 F) and since 1956! It is weird, in one week time we are living in a complete other world.

At the horse-riding centre this horse was making his rounds quietly.

9 opmerkingen:

  1. Mooie winterfoto's. Ze hebben uiteindelijk toch gelijk gekregen toen werd gezegd dat we een koude winter zouden krijgen. We zagen het al lente worden met al de crocussen boven de grond.
    Fijne Zondag nog!

  2. Beautiful photos! That first one looks like a painting!You extreme cold over there made the news here today!

    Thanks for your faithful visits Marianne...and no I am not a believer in the paranormal!Made me think though...

  3. Oh my gosh Bieb, I have been following on the news about the dreadfully cold weather in Europe but these pictures are so much more effective. I really don't blame you for not wanting to go outdoors when it's like this, stay indoors and keep cosy, like Sophie the cat on the heater!

  4. Beautiful photos!! -22 I have never felt such cold temperatures in my life, must be COLD!!! My family who lives in the Netherlands are complaining to me about the cold :-) Enjoy the rest of your day!

  5. Super pictures and what a nice horse.


  6. Mooi!
    Laat maar heel de maand duren!

  7. Wonderful pics of fun in the snow ... your top pic with the bare branches against the winter sky is magical... Bravo!

  8. wow. We haven't had a bit of snow at all.
    I like that the Newfoundland was walking with the dog. I have to wonder what they were thinking?

    Hope you are well, Bieb.

  9. We here in the States are having a mild winter and you Europeans are getting dumped on. Why can't we share?