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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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Floralia: Brussels’s Flower Festival

A unique flower festival is open for about four weeks in the park and the greenhouses of the Groot-Bijgaarden Castle, near Brussels, each year. The Floralia Festival honours the work of horticulturists from both Belgium and the Netherlands. The festival … Continue reading

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Hallerbos’s galaxy of windflower stars

Before turning entirely in various shades of green, more or less saturated, mint and moos, Hallerbos spoils us with a three green-free colour shows. The first show features a rich yellow palette, which comes from the wild daffodils. The second … Continue reading

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Evere’s Windmill and its cultural heartbeat

An old windmill in the heart of Evere Evere, one of Brussels’s districts, houses an old windmill, which is part of the Belgian cultural heritage. The Belgians claim that it is one of the last old windmills in Brussels, which … Continue reading

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Evere’s Bon Pasteur Park

A park in winter has got its simple beauty, no doubt about that. Seeing empty trees with their branches lifting their silhouettes to the sky expresses a sort of sadness and a sort of reminder that clothes do not wear … 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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