Serious stuff...
Serious stuff...

Boys looking at the start of the procession in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.

Waiting with mum...
Waiting with mum...

Young woman waiting with her mum for the procession to pass by in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

The conversation...
The conversation...

Young friends having a conversation on the steps of a church in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Apart...
Apart...

Man and woman sitting apart on a pier in Trapani, Sicily, Italy, after some remarks.

Enjoying one icecream together...
Enjoying one icecream together...

Two women enjoying one ice-cream in Catania, Sicily, Italy

The telephone conversation...
The telephone conversation...

Man sitting on a terrace having a telephone conversation. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Hooked...
Hooked...

Young man walking on a square, absorbed in his comic book without missing a step. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

The reading table...
The reading table...

Men reading a paper at a table of a bar in a street in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Viva Maria...
Viva Maria...

Maria devotion is still omni present in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

The stroll...
The stroll...

Elderly man walking past a wall with shadows of trees drown by the late afternoon sun in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Snack time...
Snack time...

Three women sitting in front of a snackbar in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Patatine fritte al modo Catanese...
Patatine fritte al modo Catanese...

Catania woman eating french fries with a wooden skewer: the Catanian way. Catania, Sicily, Italy

After market...
After market...

Elderly woman with a crutch walking home after shopping on the market. Catania, Sicily, Italy

The conversation...
The conversation...

Two girls talking to a woman seated on the stairs of a building and begging for some money. A scene not often witnessed. Most people ignore these scenes.

Even the sun doesnot shine...
Even the sun doesnot shine...

Woman with a hood and sunglasses sitting on a bench looking sad.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Waiting crossed legged...
Waiting crossed legged...

Young woman waiting crossed legged for someone at Amsterdam Central Station, The Netherlands.

No sun today...
No sun today...

Young girl with a not so happy look on her face walking on Dam Square after shopping on a dull and dark day. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Diverging tracks...
Diverging tracks...

People walking on a square in Almere, The Netherlands 

Lost in thought
Lost in thought

Woman lost in serious thought on Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

That time of the year again...
That time of the year again...

Little girl with a baret on her head and a bit of carbon black on her face waiting for Sinterklaas (the Dutch version of Santa Claus) to arrive in Amsterdam.

The couple...
The couple...

Not so happy looking male couple staring at something on Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Non mi piace la pioggia
Non mi piace la pioggia

Elderly Italian man walking in the rain with his umbrella. Taormina, Sicily, Italy (Photo: Hans Knikman - KnikmanAV)

Fun in the rain...
Fun in the rain...

Three girls seeking shelter beneath an umbrella during a downpour while having fun at the Amsterdam Canal Parade.

Plane spotters...
Plane spotters...

Man with others looking at the airplanes on the platform of Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I love women...
I love women...

Woman showing her sticker on her chest with the text "I love women" during the Amsterdam Canal Parade. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The grumpy plane spotter...
The grumpy plane spotter...

A grumpy looking man spotting planes on the Amsterdam Schiphol airport panorama terras, The Netherlands

No, no, no...
No, no, no...

Catanian fisherman discussing with his customers. Catania, Sicily, Italy.

After work...
After work...

Nepalese woman in a small bus on her way home after work hours. Patan, Nepal

Seen in glamour...
Seen in glamour...

Man looking at a picture of a young lady in shop window. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The phone call...indoor/outdoor,looking,standing,natural light,day,daylight,
The phone call...indoor/outdoor,looking,standing,natural light,day,daylight,

Nurse in a hospital making a phonecall.
Leiden, Netherlands

Wondering...
Wondering...

Girl looking at a rally in support of the Ukraine held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Alone...
Alone...

Man standing beneath a leafless willow looking over a misty landscape. Kotten, The Netherlands.

Looking together...
Looking together...

Jewish man and a muslim woman looking at something.
Dam square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Separation...
Separation...

Couple walking on the beach, slowly walking away from each other. Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands.

The conversation...
The conversation...

Two females having  a conversation in front of a shop in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy.

Irritated...
Irritated...

Man eating a snack looking irritated at the photographer.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The conversation...
The conversation...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag...
Hartjesdag...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Party time on teh Zeedijk...
Party time on teh Zeedijk...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

L3et's sing...
L3et's sing...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The cry for help...
The cry for help...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Choir...
The Choir...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jury 1...
Jury 1...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Here Vera Bergkamp (politician) and Peter Faber (actor) judge the contestants. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fun at the Queen's Head...
Fun at the Queen's Head...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Party time at Hartjesdag...
Party time at Hartjesdag...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The phone call...
The phone call...

Woman answering a phone call on a street in Catania, Sicily, Italy.

Catanian streets...
Catanian streets...

Walking in a typical Catanian street. Catania, Sicily, Italy

In the shade...
In the shade...

Two young ladies enjoying a lunch on a bench in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy. One of the ladies has a plastic lid of a bucket on her head for some shade

Shut for the season...
Shut for the season...

At the end of the season of the season the flats at the beach tell their story. Marsala, Sicily, Italy

A happy meeting...
A happy meeting...

A happy meeting on the via XI Maggio looks like a dance. Marsala, Sicily, Italy

The conversation...
The conversation...

Two couples waiting for the ferry after a vist to the Punic archaeological site on Mozia. Not much to talk about after the visit it seems. Mozia, Sicily, Italy

Ordering their snack...
Ordering their snack...

Ordering their snacks to be served at the open air fish snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Waiting for their snack...
Waiting for their snack...

Women waiting with a drink at hand for their snacks to be prepared at the open air snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Ordering their snack...
Ordering their snack...

Ordering their snacks to be prepared at the open air fish snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Grilling a shrimp snack...
Grilling a shrimp snack...

Grilling a shrimp snack at the open air fish snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Prendo le cozze...
Prendo le cozze...

Young man making his choice of excellent mussels at the open air snack bar in Palermo. Lots of fresh local merchandise, except for the Dutch Creuse oysters in front of him, perfectly cooked and to be accompanied by a good wine. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Waiting for their polpo......
Waiting for their polpo......

Waiting for their polo (octopus) snacks to be prepared at the open air fish snackbar is serious business. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

After work...
After work...

People having a drink after work in Taverna Azzurra in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The next morning...
The next morning...

Man trying to get a cornetto (croissant) down while seated on a terrace in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Dove non puoi amare...
Dove non puoi amare...

Man reading a citation, painted on a wall, of a famous line from a love letter by the Mexican painter Frieda Kahlo to her husband Diego Rivera. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Can we leave this place?...
Can we leave this place?...

Female couple on a drably beach in Nettuno, LZ, Italy 

 

Going home...
Going home...

Elderly couple going home after shopping in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Having a conversation...
Having a conversation...

Having a conversation, be it in person or with a mobile phone. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Phone fun...
Phone fun...

Girls having fun with their mobile phones ignoring their surroundings. Trapani, Sicily, Italy

A watchful eye...
A watchful eye...

Dog keeping a watchful eye while laying on the doorstep of a shop in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

At the snackbar, Palermo style...
At the snackbar, Palermo style...

Man talking to his customers at the busy open air snackbar with mainly freshly prepared fish snacks in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Flabbergasted reading the paper...
Flabbergasted reading the paper...

Man seated on a bench in the shade looking somewhat flabbergasted at what he is reading. On the backside of the paper a page wide advertisement for Scandal, a fragrance by Jean Paul Gaultier, forming a nice combination with the expression of the man. Modica, Sicily, Italy

On the stairway to heaven...
On the stairway to heaven...

Man working with his PDA while seated on the stairs of a church in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Lunchtime...
Lunchtime...

Children's bikes left outside at lunchtime in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Enjoying some fresh air...
Enjoying some fresh air...

Elderly couple enjoying some fresh air on their balcony, nearly able to look over their balustrade in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Interlocking worlds...
Interlocking worlds...

A strange mix of an inner and outer world in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Circolo di conversazione...
Circolo di conversazione...

Group of people standing in a circle and having a discussion while standing in front of a building that carries the text "circle di conversazione". Ragusa - Ibla, Sicily, Italy

Talking...
Talking...

Men talking on the fish market in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Joy...
Joy...

Boy walking with his ice cream cone in joy on a square in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

At number 37...
At number 37...

At number 37... At a house in somewhat dilapidated state the laundry has been done. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Guarded talking...
Guarded talking...

Men having a conversation at a city gate in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Prayer time...
Prayer time...

Woman praying in front of a small shrine in a street in Erice, Sicily, Italy

Neighbour consult...
Neighbour consult...

Two women having a conversation at a window in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.

Not so happy
Not so happy

Young men looking not that happy while looking at the Trapani Easter festivities. Trapani, Sicily Italy

Waiting...
Waiting...

Man waiting for the bus in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Fresh air...
Fresh air...

Pants hanging on a line to get some fresh air. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Intermezzo...
Intermezzo...

Balcony and monumental door in front of which a man is standing and looking at the square in front of the building. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Sneaking in...
Sneaking in...

Poster in a porch seems to let boys sneaking in. Believing is in the eye of the beholder. Catania, Sicily, Italy

The cathedral visit...
The cathedral visit...

Couple looking at the cathedral in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy, while the man in his wheelchair is blocked by a chain.

Walking the dog...
Walking the dog...

Man with his dog sitting on a bench with other man and having a conversation. In a lot of Sicilian cities this kind of scenes can be encountered often; elderly men hanging around for some time on a square or in a street. Talking, looking, watching. Seems a lot of unemployment for the elderly men who stayed in Sicily while the younger men moved away to places with better opportunities. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

At the living room café Senape...
At the living room café Senape...

Man fancying a drink at the living room café Senape in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

A friendly chat...
A friendly chat...

Two women having a friendly chat after church in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.

The argument...
The argument...

Two elderly women having an argument on a street of Ragiusa, Sicily, Italy

La Sicilia...
La Sicilia...

Bald man reading his morning newspaper La Sicilia while seated behind a fence. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Windo shopping...
Windo shopping...

Mother and daughter window shopping for a wedding dress in Catania, Sicily, Italy

The discussion...
The discussion...

Elderly lady having a heated discussion while seated on a terras in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

ANNO・DNI・MMXVII...
ANNO・DNI・MMXVII...

Elderly man smoking a cigarette while seated of the steps of a church trying to get some money with begging. ANNO・DNI・MMXVII... Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Amo mio gelato...
Amo mio gelato...

Elderly man enjoying his chocolate ice-cream in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.

Solitude
Solitude

Man walking alone in a winter landscape between willows. Winterswijk, The Netherlands

Band of brothers...
Band of brothers...

Boys walking with a pallet on their shoulders. Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Reflection...
Reflection...

Man having some private time while seated in front of a chapel in a church in Catania, Sicily, Italy.

Buongiorno...
Buongiorno...

One of the more colourful fish merchants raising his coffee in a morning greeting at the just opened fish market in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Waiting...
Waiting...

Nepalese woman waiting beneath a tree for the rain to pass. Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Poor white trash in love...
Poor white trash in love...

Young couple in love on Dam, Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands with the girl carrying a bag with the print "poor white trash". (Photo: � Hans Knikman - KnikmanAV)

On guard...
On guard...

Cat with glittering eyes being watchful in a street in Sermoneta, Italy.

Observation...
Observation...

Man, seated in a car in Marsala, Sicily, Italy observing something from his car window.

Un gelato...
Un gelato...

Elderly man enjoying his ice cream.

Sì, proprio dietro l'angolo, signore...
Sì, proprio dietro l'angolo, signore...

A friendly man spontaneously pointing the way for a tourist in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Their favorite pastime...
Their favorite pastime...

Mother and daughter having a look at a mobile telephone while seated on a square in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.

Going home...
Going home...

Man going home after a meeting in the clubhouse in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Alla trattoria...
Alla trattoria...

Man having lunch at "Drogheria Artistica Vladivostock" in the via Crociferi, Catania, Sicily, Italy. Good food at this place!

Worlds (not so) apart...
Worlds (not so) apart...

Man walking past a beggar seated on the steps of the Palazzo delle Poste in Catania. Worlds apart, but so close. Catania, Sicily, Italy.

To the cathedral...
To the cathedral...

Boy and his dad climbing the stairs to the cathedral in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

What a party...
What a party...

Rasta type drinks his beer during Kings day in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Walking the dog...
Walking the dog...

Man walking with his dog while smoking a pipe. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Where did the time go?
Where did the time go?

Elderly man looking at his watch with a magnifying glass. Siracusa, Sicily, Italy

The Burberry seller...
The Burberry seller...

Street merchant in a peculiar outfit standing in front of his market stall in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

She is late again...
She is late again...

Boy sitting in his best clothes on the steps of a church, waiting for the bride to arrive. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

What's on the menu...
What's on the menu...

Elderly man in a trendy attire looking at the menu of bar Il Salotto in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.

All'angolo del ristorante "Le Vele"...
All'angolo del ristorante "Le Vele"...

A conversation at the corner of restaurant "Le Vele" in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Outside the Old Church
Outside the Old Church

Outside of the Old Church in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, a street bum is sitting on a bench next to a bag with his belongings. 

Posing...
Posing...

Young girl posing for the photographer. Catania, Sicily, Italy

I can't even read my paper this way...
I can't even read my paper this way...

Man, irritated, trying to read his paper while activities take place in front of his house. Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Yes dear...
Yes dear...

Drag queens trying to have a conversation. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Can we go mommy?
Can we go mommy?

Bored little boy waiting for his mother to finish her texting. Dam square, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

After market...
After market...

Elderly woman with a crutch walking home after shopping on the market. Catania, Sicily, Italy

His favorite reading spot...
His favorite reading spot...

Man reading his morning newspaper while seated in front of the church Anime Sante del Purgatorio in Ragusa-Ibla, Sicily, Italy

To the pub...
To the pub...

Man walking with a street sign of a pub/risto on his shoulder. Trapani, Sicily, Italy

On the doorstep of the church...
On the doorstep of the church...

Young woman breast feeding her child while begging on the steps of a church. Taormina, Sicily, Italy.

Serious stuff...
Waiting with mum...
The conversation...
Apart...
Enjoying one icecream together...
The telephone conversation...
Hooked...
The reading table...
Viva Maria...
The stroll...
Snack time...
Patatine fritte al modo Catanese...
After market...
The conversation...
Even the sun doesnot shine...
Waiting crossed legged...
No sun today...
Diverging tracks...
Lost in thought
That time of the year again...
The couple...
Non mi piace la pioggia
Fun in the rain...
Plane spotters...
I love women...
The grumpy plane spotter...
No, no, no...
After work...
Seen in glamour...
The phone call...indoor/outdoor,looking,standing,natural light,day,daylight,
Wondering...
Alone...
Looking together...
Separation...
The conversation...
Irritated...
Hartjesdag
The conversation...
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag...
Party time on teh Zeedijk...
L3et's sing...
The cry for help...
The Choir...
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Jury 1...
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Fun at the Queen's Head...
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Party time at Hartjesdag...
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
Hartjesdag
The phone call...
Catanian streets...
In the shade...
Shut for the season...
A happy meeting...
The conversation...
Ordering their snack...
Waiting for their snack...
Ordering their snack...
Grilling a shrimp snack...
Prendo le cozze...
Waiting for their polpo......
After work...
The next morning...
Dove non puoi amare...
Can we leave this place?...
Going home...
Having a conversation...
Phone fun...
A watchful eye...
At the snackbar, Palermo style...
Flabbergasted reading the paper...
On the stairway to heaven...
Lunchtime...
Enjoying some fresh air...
Interlocking worlds...
Circolo di conversazione...
Talking...
Joy...
At number 37...
Guarded talking...
Prayer time...
Neighbour consult...
Not so happy
Waiting...
Fresh air...
Intermezzo...
Sneaking in...
The cathedral visit...
Walking the dog...
At the living room café Senape...
A friendly chat...
The argument...
La Sicilia...
Hartjesdag
Windo shopping...
The discussion...
ANNO・DNI・MMXVII...
Amo mio gelato...
Solitude
Band of brothers...
Reflection...
Buongiorno...
Waiting...
Poor white trash in love...
On guard...
Observation...
Un gelato...
Sì, proprio dietro l'angolo, signore...
Their favorite pastime...
Going home...
Alla trattoria...
Worlds (not so) apart...
To the cathedral...
What a party...
Walking the dog...
Where did the time go?
The Burberry seller...
She is late again...
Hartjesdag
What's on the menu...
All'angolo del ristorante "Le Vele"...
Outside the Old Church
Posing...
I can't even read my paper this way...
Yes dear...
Can we go mommy?
After market...
His favorite reading spot...
To the pub...
On the doorstep of the church...
Serious stuff...

Boys looking at the start of the procession in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.

Waiting with mum...

Young woman waiting with her mum for the procession to pass by in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

The conversation...

Young friends having a conversation on the steps of a church in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Apart...

Man and woman sitting apart on a pier in Trapani, Sicily, Italy, after some remarks.

Enjoying one icecream together...

Two women enjoying one ice-cream in Catania, Sicily, Italy

The telephone conversation...

Man sitting on a terrace having a telephone conversation. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Hooked...

Young man walking on a square, absorbed in his comic book without missing a step. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

The reading table...

Men reading a paper at a table of a bar in a street in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Viva Maria...

Maria devotion is still omni present in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

The stroll...

Elderly man walking past a wall with shadows of trees drown by the late afternoon sun in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Snack time...

Three women sitting in front of a snackbar in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Patatine fritte al modo Catanese...

Catania woman eating french fries with a wooden skewer: the Catanian way. Catania, Sicily, Italy

After market...

Elderly woman with a crutch walking home after shopping on the market. Catania, Sicily, Italy

The conversation...

Two girls talking to a woman seated on the stairs of a building and begging for some money. A scene not often witnessed. Most people ignore these scenes.

Even the sun doesnot shine...

Woman with a hood and sunglasses sitting on a bench looking sad.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Waiting crossed legged...

Young woman waiting crossed legged for someone at Amsterdam Central Station, The Netherlands.

No sun today...

Young girl with a not so happy look on her face walking on Dam Square after shopping on a dull and dark day. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Diverging tracks...

People walking on a square in Almere, The Netherlands 

Lost in thought

Woman lost in serious thought on Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

That time of the year again...

Little girl with a baret on her head and a bit of carbon black on her face waiting for Sinterklaas (the Dutch version of Santa Claus) to arrive in Amsterdam.

The couple...

Not so happy looking male couple staring at something on Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Non mi piace la pioggia

Elderly Italian man walking in the rain with his umbrella. Taormina, Sicily, Italy (Photo: Hans Knikman - KnikmanAV)

Fun in the rain...

Three girls seeking shelter beneath an umbrella during a downpour while having fun at the Amsterdam Canal Parade.

Plane spotters...

Man with others looking at the airplanes on the platform of Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I love women...

Woman showing her sticker on her chest with the text "I love women" during the Amsterdam Canal Parade. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The grumpy plane spotter...

A grumpy looking man spotting planes on the Amsterdam Schiphol airport panorama terras, The Netherlands

No, no, no...

Catanian fisherman discussing with his customers. Catania, Sicily, Italy.

After work...

Nepalese woman in a small bus on her way home after work hours. Patan, Nepal

Seen in glamour...

Man looking at a picture of a young lady in shop window. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The phone call...indoor/outdoor,looking,standing,natural light,day,daylight,

Nurse in a hospital making a phonecall.
Leiden, Netherlands

Wondering...

Girl looking at a rally in support of the Ukraine held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Alone...

Man standing beneath a leafless willow looking over a misty landscape. Kotten, The Netherlands.

Looking together...

Jewish man and a muslim woman looking at something.
Dam square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Separation...

Couple walking on the beach, slowly walking away from each other. Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands.

The conversation...

Two females having  a conversation in front of a shop in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy.

Irritated...

Man eating a snack looking irritated at the photographer.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The conversation...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Party time on teh Zeedijk...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

L3et's sing...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The cry for help...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Choir...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jury 1...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Here Vera Bergkamp (politician) and Peter Faber (actor) judge the contestants. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fun at the Queen's Head...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Party time at Hartjesdag...

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third Monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus Monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The phone call...

Woman answering a phone call on a street in Catania, Sicily, Italy.

Catanian streets...

Walking in a typical Catanian street. Catania, Sicily, Italy

In the shade...

Two young ladies enjoying a lunch on a bench in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy. One of the ladies has a plastic lid of a bucket on her head for some shade

Shut for the season...

At the end of the season of the season the flats at the beach tell their story. Marsala, Sicily, Italy

A happy meeting...

A happy meeting on the via XI Maggio looks like a dance. Marsala, Sicily, Italy

The conversation...

Two couples waiting for the ferry after a vist to the Punic archaeological site on Mozia. Not much to talk about after the visit it seems. Mozia, Sicily, Italy

Ordering their snack...

Ordering their snacks to be served at the open air fish snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Waiting for their snack...

Women waiting with a drink at hand for their snacks to be prepared at the open air snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Ordering their snack...

Ordering their snacks to be prepared at the open air fish snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Grilling a shrimp snack...

Grilling a shrimp snack at the open air fish snackbar in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Prendo le cozze...

Young man making his choice of excellent mussels at the open air snack bar in Palermo. Lots of fresh local merchandise, except for the Dutch Creuse oysters in front of him, perfectly cooked and to be accompanied by a good wine. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Waiting for their polpo......

Waiting for their polo (octopus) snacks to be prepared at the open air fish snackbar is serious business. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

After work...

People having a drink after work in Taverna Azzurra in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

The next morning...

Man trying to get a cornetto (croissant) down while seated on a terrace in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Dove non puoi amare...

Man reading a citation, painted on a wall, of a famous line from a love letter by the Mexican painter Frieda Kahlo to her husband Diego Rivera. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Can we leave this place?...

Female couple on a drably beach in Nettuno, LZ, Italy 

 

Going home...

Elderly couple going home after shopping in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Having a conversation...

Having a conversation, be it in person or with a mobile phone. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Phone fun...

Girls having fun with their mobile phones ignoring their surroundings. Trapani, Sicily, Italy

A watchful eye...

Dog keeping a watchful eye while laying on the doorstep of a shop in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

At the snackbar, Palermo style...

Man talking to his customers at the busy open air snackbar with mainly freshly prepared fish snacks in Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Flabbergasted reading the paper...

Man seated on a bench in the shade looking somewhat flabbergasted at what he is reading. On the backside of the paper a page wide advertisement for Scandal, a fragrance by Jean Paul Gaultier, forming a nice combination with the expression of the man. Modica, Sicily, Italy

On the stairway to heaven...

Man working with his PDA while seated on the stairs of a church in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Lunchtime...

Children's bikes left outside at lunchtime in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Enjoying some fresh air...

Elderly couple enjoying some fresh air on their balcony, nearly able to look over their balustrade in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Interlocking worlds...

A strange mix of an inner and outer world in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Circolo di conversazione...

Group of people standing in a circle and having a discussion while standing in front of a building that carries the text "circle di conversazione". Ragusa - Ibla, Sicily, Italy

Talking...

Men talking on the fish market in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Joy...

Boy walking with his ice cream cone in joy on a square in Palermo, Sicily, Italy

At number 37...

At number 37... At a house in somewhat dilapidated state the laundry has been done. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Guarded talking...

Men having a conversation at a city gate in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Prayer time...

Woman praying in front of a small shrine in a street in Erice, Sicily, Italy

Neighbour consult...

Two women having a conversation at a window in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.

Not so happy

Young men looking not that happy while looking at the Trapani Easter festivities. Trapani, Sicily Italy

Waiting...

Man waiting for the bus in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Fresh air...

Pants hanging on a line to get some fresh air. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Intermezzo...

Balcony and monumental door in front of which a man is standing and looking at the square in front of the building. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Sneaking in...

Poster in a porch seems to let boys sneaking in. Believing is in the eye of the beholder. Catania, Sicily, Italy

The cathedral visit...

Couple looking at the cathedral in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy, while the man in his wheelchair is blocked by a chain.

Walking the dog...

Man with his dog sitting on a bench with other man and having a conversation. In a lot of Sicilian cities this kind of scenes can be encountered often; elderly men hanging around for some time on a square or in a street. Talking, looking, watching. Seems a lot of unemployment for the elderly men who stayed in Sicily while the younger men moved away to places with better opportunities. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

At the living room café Senape...

Man fancying a drink at the living room café Senape in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

A friendly chat...

Two women having a friendly chat after church in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.

The argument...

Two elderly women having an argument on a street of Ragiusa, Sicily, Italy

La Sicilia...

Bald man reading his morning newspaper La Sicilia while seated behind a fence. Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Windo shopping...

Mother and daughter window shopping for a wedding dress in Catania, Sicily, Italy

The discussion...

Elderly lady having a heated discussion while seated on a terras in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

ANNO・DNI・MMXVII...

Elderly man smoking a cigarette while seated of the steps of a church trying to get some money with begging. ANNO・DNI・MMXVII... Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Amo mio gelato...

Elderly man enjoying his chocolate ice-cream in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.

Solitude

Man walking alone in a winter landscape between willows. Winterswijk, The Netherlands

Band of brothers...

Boys walking with a pallet on their shoulders. Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Reflection...

Man having some private time while seated in front of a chapel in a church in Catania, Sicily, Italy.

Buongiorno...

One of the more colourful fish merchants raising his coffee in a morning greeting at the just opened fish market in Catania, Sicily, Italy

Waiting...

Nepalese woman waiting beneath a tree for the rain to pass. Teku, Kathmandu, Nepal

Poor white trash in love...

Young couple in love on Dam, Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands with the girl carrying a bag with the print "poor white trash". (Photo: � Hans Knikman - KnikmanAV)

On guard...

Cat with glittering eyes being watchful in a street in Sermoneta, Italy.

Observation...

Man, seated in a car in Marsala, Sicily, Italy observing something from his car window.

Un gelato...

Elderly man enjoying his ice cream.

Sì, proprio dietro l'angolo, signore...

A friendly man spontaneously pointing the way for a tourist in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Their favorite pastime...

Mother and daughter having a look at a mobile telephone while seated on a square in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.

Going home...

Man going home after a meeting in the clubhouse in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

Alla trattoria...

Man having lunch at "Drogheria Artistica Vladivostock" in the via Crociferi, Catania, Sicily, Italy. Good food at this place!

Worlds (not so) apart...

Man walking past a beggar seated on the steps of the Palazzo delle Poste in Catania. Worlds apart, but so close. Catania, Sicily, Italy.

To the cathedral...

Boy and his dad climbing the stairs to the cathedral in Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

What a party...

Rasta type drinks his beer during Kings day in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Walking the dog...

Man walking with his dog while smoking a pipe. Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Where did the time go?

Elderly man looking at his watch with a magnifying glass. Siracusa, Sicily, Italy

The Burberry seller...

Street merchant in a peculiar outfit standing in front of his market stall in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

She is late again...

Boy sitting in his best clothes on the steps of a church, waiting for the bride to arrive. Catania, Sicily, Italy

Hartjesdag

Hartjesdag (Day of Hearts) in Amsterdam is an event that traditionally is celebrated on third monday in August. Nowadays is celebrated in the third weekend (plus monday) of August on the Zeedijk as a cross-dressing carnival where women as men and men dress as women. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

What's on the menu...

Elderly man in a trendy attire looking at the menu of bar Il Salotto in Trapani, Sicily, Italy.

All'angolo del ristorante "Le Vele"...

A conversation at the corner of restaurant "Le Vele" in Trapani, Sicily, Italy

Outside the Old Church

Outside of the Old Church in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, a street bum is sitting on a bench next to a bag with his belongings. 

Posing...

Young girl posing for the photographer. Catania, Sicily, Italy

I can't even read my paper this way...

Man, irritated, trying to read his paper while activities take place in front of his house. Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Yes dear...

Drag queens trying to have a conversation. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Can we go mommy?

Bored little boy waiting for his mother to finish her texting. Dam square, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

After market...

Elderly woman with a crutch walking home after shopping on the market. Catania, Sicily, Italy

His favorite reading spot...

Man reading his morning newspaper while seated in front of the church Anime Sante del Purgatorio in Ragusa-Ibla, Sicily, Italy

To the pub...

Man walking with a street sign of a pub/risto on his shoulder. Trapani, Sicily, Italy

On the doorstep of the church...

Young woman breast feeding her child while begging on the steps of a church. Taormina, Sicily, Italy.

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