Travel Blogs from Belgium

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Ooh, cold rain...with wind!, Ypres, Belgium travel blog

Ooh, cold rain...with wind!

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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Only a 22 mile ride into Lille, France from Ypres, Belgium, but that was quite the miserable, cold, wet, windy ride. I found out that Gore-Tex is not completely waterproof, especially my gore-tex gloves :( Absolutely freezing by the time I found a hotel ...

Change of plans., Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Change of plans.

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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When we arrive at the airport it turns out that Amsterdam Airport is closed due to bad weather. As a consequence, all flights through Europe via Amsterdam (including ours) are cancelled. Take a spot in the queue at the KLM ticket office and play the ...

Belgium, Brussels, Brugge and Antwerp, Belgium travel blog

Belgium

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Brussels for a day, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Brussels for a day

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Hi everybody, Melanie has been traveling a lot for work this year and during this week she went to Brussels for 2 days of meetings and was lucky when Chris decided to take the train down and join her.  We've been to Brussels many times, but always ...

All over Belgium, Various, Belgium travel blog

All over Belgium

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... and set off to explore some of downtown Brussels, wandering in and around the Grand Place. In mid-afternoon the Belgium Brewers Guild, 'Chevalerie du Fourquet des Brasseurs', held a ceremony to induct new members into the Guild, including the ...

About my charity project -100 Girls Back to School, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

About my charity project -100 Girls Back to School

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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I'm about to start my trip through Tibet, Nepal, India, China, South East Asia, Australasia, South America, and East Africa. It will be amazing, it will be exhausting, it will be inspiring and it will be for the most parts cheap. It will be cheap, ...

On Bruges, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

On Bruges

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... bridges and old buildings and such, well, it’s pretty much a fucking fairy tale. Oh and by the way, it’s in Belgium. Yeah, I know, we thought that was weird, too. Our version of some of the film's best scenes: Climbing the Belfort 366 ...

September 11 in Europe this year, Aubel, Belgium travel blog

September 11 in Europe this year

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... of what was going on back home to mark the day and we were feeling very removed. So riding into a small town in Belgium and seeing our flag hanging (probably 5-6 of them!) was very special. Near Aubel is the World War II Henri-Chapelle ...

Midweek Belgium and a few days Holland, Mol, Belgium travel blog

Midweek Belgium and a few days Holland

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... in the car and head out to do some groceries as we need supplies for our stay at the Sunparks Kempervennen in Vlaanderen, Belgium. After groceries we head to my father's place to get some administrative things sorted out for my Visas for Russia, China ...

Map Update, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Map Update

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Return to Ghent, Ghent and Lier, Belgium travel blog

Return to Ghent

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Hi everybody, We haven't been traveling very much this summer and decided to take a long weekend in Ghent, Belgium. We've written about Ghent before (aka Gent)- it's one of our favorite places close to Amsterdam.  It's normally about a 2 hour drive, ...

February Happenings, Orval, Belgium, Maastricht and Amsterdam, Netherlands travel blog

February Happenings

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... boat! MAASTRICHT DAYS Maastricht is an interesting city because it is in the tail of the Netherlands sandwiched between Germany and Belgium. It has been an important city since Roman times because it has always been at a natural N-S/E-W crossroads ...

Belgium, Tournai, Belgium travel blog

Belgium

A travel blog entry by janda

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OK so I'm adding this late and am not sure exactly of the date BUT I had to put Belgium on our map! BTW the chocolate was great! ...

From Brugge to Haarlem, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

From Brugge to Haarlem

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Ellen said she wanted to visit civilized Western Europe for a change. Clean toilets for a change is what she really meant. I'd have been content to see the Diamondbacks new stadium in Phoenix. But after seeing the movie "In Bruges" I relented. "In ...

Yet more old friends, haunts and children, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Yet more old friends, haunts and children

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Dave's parents kindly dropped us off at our next stop - just south of Brussels with Robert (Dave worked with him in Brussels), Hannah, Sofie (3ish) and newborn Thomas.  They have built their own house which is great.  Spend a few days chilling ...

Q&A (or all you questions answered before I go), Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Q&A (or all you questions answered before I go)

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Hello people,   I've been asked each of the following questions so many times, I thought it would be easier to answer them once and for all.   Q. Long time no talk. How have you been? A. I've been great. I quit my job last month and going ...

My itinerary (Oct 2007 - Oct 2008), Brussels, Belgium travel blog

My itinerary (Oct 2007 - Oct 2008)

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Please, be invited to join at any point as long as you can tolerate cheap hotels, cold showers and 4 am rides on the chicken bus:   Tibet     -  Oct, 2007 Nepal   -   Nov, 2007 ...

Castles and crossing the Ardennes, Bastogne, Belgium travel blog

Castles and crossing the Ardennes

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... , 7000 feet of climbing when never getting above 1400 feet is quite a workout. After a rest day, I passed through Luxembourg to Belgium, stopping near Bastogne. The memorial there is a large star-like structure, with the US states named on the face of the ...

Belgian Windsprint, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Belgian Windsprint

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... down the Chocolate Museum. At €4, the place is a ripoff. I never thought I'd be disappointed by something chocolate-related in Belgium, but the Museum shook my confidence in everything I can believe to be good in this world. It was while I was in ...

Weekend trip to Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium travel blog

Weekend trip to Antwerp

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... a new boat! We'll try to keep it short enough to be interesting. If you get bored, just jump ahead! ANTWERP, BELGIUM Our American friends, Stephan and Julie, had this idea to take short weekend trips to the towns bordering the Netherlands. ...

Brugges Pin, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Brugges Pin

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Normandy Weekend (+ a little more Belgian beer!), Antwerp, Belgium and Normandy, France travel blog

Normandy Weekend (+ a little more Belgian beer!)

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... grateful for the direction. What a really, truly nice guy. NORMANDY D-DAY SIGHTS After spending more time than anticipated in Belgium, we finally arrived in Normandy at 6:30 Saturday night. Luckily we had made reservations at an old chateau which ...

Belgian Weekend, Brussels and Gent, Belgium travel blog

Belgian Weekend

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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... of the weekend before returning to Amsterdam. WILD YEAST Since 1900, Cantillon has been brewing a beer that is particular to Belgium called lambic. It is brewed using wild yeast that naturally occurs there. No yeast is directly added to the beer; ...

One day in Brussels, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

One day in Brussels

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... took a picture. The main square is very impressive, with elaborately decorated buildings all around. Just around the corner is a chocolate museum. Belgium claims to have invented chocolate as we know it today and this museum was one that I did not have to ...

Mussels in Brussels, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Mussels in Brussels

A travel blog entry by chronometers

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Hi everybody! Our friend, LeeAnne, was back in Amsterdam again for work, so we decided to take an overnight trip to Brussels. Chris picked us up at work Friday at 5:00 and we were on the road. By 7:30 we were in Brussels eating mussels at Leon's - a ...

Day 1, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... see had some pretty tidy accommodation. I had a three berth cabin to myself which I was grateful for because it was gone midnight and I wanted some shut-eye. I read a few more pages of my book and tried to get to sleep as the train rumbled through ...

Romantic Brugge, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Romantic Brugge

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... her husband who is an architectural engineer and his funky design comes across in all aspects of the house. The delicious Belgium breakfast included a huge breadbasket with a variety of Belgium bread. Brugge was a sensorial overload and a gastronomic ...

Good news for bent carrots, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Good news for bent carrots

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Today I harvested a dozen or so carrots, put in the ground earlier this year. Some grew well, others didn't make much progress, or were found to be eaten by some kind of worm. None of my carrots were straight. Or even symmetrical. While they ...

Le pays de la biere - gone commercial., Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Le pays de la biere - gone commercial.

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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(C) THOUGHT OF THE DAY - Exclusive beer distributors are from hell. I just got a couple of rants about this trip to Brussels.  It seems they no longer serve Westmalle beer on the Grand'Place -- APPARENTLY because it is not carried by some ...

Back home!, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium travel blog

Back home!

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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