Tag Archives: Belgium

Evere’s St. Vincent Church

We recently moved to Evere, one of the 19 municipalities of Brussels. Evere is a former Flemish village where its inhabitants grew radish and witloof. There are still parts of the today’s Evere, which preserve the countryside structure of the … Continue reading

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A Bridge of Saxophones: Dinant, Belgium

The town of Dinant is a kind of nestle on the Meuse River, right in the heart of the Namur province, in Wallonia of Belgium. Dinant is famous worldwide for a number of things, but mostly for saxophones, the Dinant … Continue reading

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Halle’s blue-purple emotion in Belgium

Not far from Brussels, there is a unique forest, on the outskirts of the city of Halle. The forest’s name is Hallerbos in Dutch and Bois de Hal in French. In spring the forest ground wears a blue-purple carpet for … Continue reading

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Durbuy, the world’s smallest town

Belgians claims that Durbuy is the world’s smallest town. They might be right as according to historians, the place got the status of “town” in the Middle Ages and the town charter survived from those times to nowadays. The town … Continue reading

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One-of-a-kind places: Coloma Rose Garden

There are certain Belgian places which compensate for the long, dark-grey days. One of such places is the Coloma Rose Garden. It is close to Brussels, in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, a small town bordering the valley of the Senne and the Pajottenland. … Continue reading

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One-of-a-kind places: Coloma Rose Garden photo album

We had a great summer day visiting the Coloma Rose Garden, which is a very attractive place in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium. The visit as such was a journey through time and countries, as the garden is a well-maintained collection of rose varieties … Continue reading

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One-of-a-kind places: Coloma rose garden’s Japanese corner

This corner of the Coloma rose garden in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium, displays the most amazing rose varieties developed in Japan. More articles & photos on Coloma Rose Garden One-of-a-kind places: Coloma Rose Garden One-of-a-kind places: Coloma Rose Garden photo album One-of-a-kind … Continue reading

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