ACCOMMODATION IN NIEU BETHESDA
The renowned outsider artist Helen Martins lived here and, with the help of a local man, created hundreds of concrete statues in her garden. She gave them glass eyes, covered them in glass and created pools of water all over to capture the light. She painted the inside of the house in bright colours, covering the walls in ground glass and mirrors that reflected the many candles she lit every night – all to keep away the dark. So it ironic that, possibly caused by her work with ground glass, she went blind and committed suicide soon after. Her house is a museum called the Owl House.