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Hallerbos purple-blue miracle

We made it to the Hallerbos Wood this year as well. We could not miss the purple-blue miracle of the Wood. The Hallerbos Wood is located on the outskirts of the city of Halle, not far from Brussels, in Belgium. A … Continue reading

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My green grass from home

Belgian springtime Springtime is my favourite period of the year. Belgian winters are long, windy and humid. Spring comes in as a sort of incentive after several months of grey and short days, where one cannot see the sun very … Continue reading

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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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