A personal selection of photographs with their stories.
030: Winter fires
On a very cold day in March, I walked in the cozy center of The Hague. As I was accustomed to the tropical temperatures of Belo Horizonte durign summer, I suffered much from the wintry temperatures in The Netherlands. Even as a native Dutch, I had big difficulties to adapt myself again to temperatures that were common for me when I was living there. Therefore, I had to wear several layers of shirts and blouses, covered by a thick winter coat. Most bystanders must have considered me as a foreigner, despite by light skin, brown hair, and blue eyes. For me, it was weird to notice people sitting down on madeshift windproof terraces, heated by many candles and little gas-fueled fires.
© Adriano Antoine Robbesom 2010, 2017