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Scourmont Monastery, Forges, Belgium travel blog

Scourmont Monastery

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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Another brown sign gamble. Abbaye de Scourmont, just outside Forges near Chimay in Belgium. A working monastery. Looked pretty good from the outside. Inside the main entrance there was a well tended grass and tree area that we crossed over to the church. ...

Say goodbye to Belgium, Tervuren, Belgium travel blog

Say goodbye to Belgium

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Who Am I, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Belgium travel blog

Who Am I

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Antwerp or Antwerpen, if you are a Flemish person. It was quite amazing that we had never been to this part of Belgium, so we jumped into our car and headed off. Yes, a car. The Chookmobile, which had been a big part of our life, was now gone. We had a ...

April 5 2003, Herentals, Belgium travel blog

April 5 2003

A travel blog entry by 613flavah

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... that french fries aren't actually French I'm sure, yet, I bet most of you didn't know that french fries actually originated in Belgium. How the story came to be that they were named french fries instead of Belgian fries is rather stupid. A French man ...

The house that Jo built, Nazareth, Belgium travel blog

The house that Jo built

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We were invited at Jo. Jo is my friend. He is also my ex-colleague. But he does not want me to refer to him like that. He is the one, who, just out of the blue, gave us his private car. He just got his company car. He lives in Nazareth with his ...

Brugge, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Brugge

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... breakfast by 12pm let alone 10am! A visit to Bruges would not be complete until you have bought about a tonne of their Belgium chocolate. Just walking into one of their shops is hypnotic enough. Some places are making the chocolates right in front of ...

Pre(departure) clearance???, Melsbroek, Belgium travel blog

Pre(departure) clearance???

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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When I come home (home is fact is the loft at the Girls' place for 6 weeks already, isn't it nice of them to take homeless people in?) from work in the afternoon, the 2 big packpacks are packed. I have no idea what is in there or where anything is but Dr ...

I get my knee removed and put in a jar, Melsbroek, Belgium travel blog

I get my knee removed and put in a jar

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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After getting an appointment at the orthopaedist, x-ray, blood- and heart tests, I am happy to take my operation.  Moring in, evening out: general anaesthesia. Hubby holds my hand before the operation and is in my room when I come back. The only ...

Plaske, Tervuren, Belgium travel blog

Plaske

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Aug 06, 2012, Kortrijk, Belgium travel blog

Aug 06, 2012

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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Goodbye Brugse Zot!, Brugge (Bruges), Belgium travel blog

Goodbye Brugse Zot!

A travel blog entry by amullett

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And so ends the Bauhaus Hostel and Brugge for the young man from Perth. It was a great stay, but it is definitely time to move on to bigger and better things: under the radar for too long. In total, I worked there for just over two months and I think ...

Almost a festival!, Dranouter, Belgium travel blog

Almost a festival!

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... similar) played various old tunes. We started talking with the Irish guy who was just visiting and the Irish bar was owned by a Belgium man. We wonder just how exact the Belgians are about not wild camping - the Irish guy had been visiting for years and ...

Wooooah I'm a working class man!, Brugge (Bruges), Belgium travel blog

Wooooah I'm a working class man!

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... and nice etc. Most of the other customers just come in and give me useful advice about the city and living in Belgium in general. Something I've noticed about the Belgians is that they are an extremely proud nation of people who believe that their ...

Back to Brussels for the evening, Melsbroek, Belgium travel blog

Back to Brussels for the evening

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Otherwise it looks like we drive from brugge to ...

Back in Melsbroek, Melsbroek, Belgium travel blog

Back in Melsbroek

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We spend a month in Belgium. At 'the girls'. You saw them in Belgium previous time. Lucky you: I will not write a story for every day. I will divide them into 'happenings'. Will my friends already forgive me, when you are not mentioned (enough). I ...

Here comes the sun..., Brugge (Bruges), Belgium travel blog

Here comes the sun...

A travel blog entry by amullett

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Ahhh it is spring time and the words of so many songs come to mind. So many songs that I didn't understand the significance of until now. Here comes the Sun by the Beatles is a great example. I didn't (and I don't think other Aussie do either) appreciate ...

Annie meets us with a bottle of Champange, Melsbroek, Belgium travel blog

Annie meets us with a bottle of Champange

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We have several reasons to come home: Greta needs an operation and we are going to take care of her the first weeks after My passport expires in less than 6 months My knee still did not recuperate from the diving accident in Nosy Be. I want a ...

We rent a castle for the weekend, Barvaux-Condroz, Belgium travel blog

We rent a castle for the weekend

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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It is not really our castle. Springmuis booked it. So, after going to the GP anyway, we drive there and book it. It is lovely.  A weekend with my best friends. No worries, no tension, no underlying issues. We drive there with Wes, our ex-neighbour. ...

Jul 03, 2013, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Jul 03, 2013

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Jul 20, 2013, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Jul 20, 2013

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PART II (J'AIME LES FRENCH!), Fairon, Belgium travel blog

PART II (J'AIME LES FRENCH!)

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... . And I met his nice sons in college. "Bedanke," Hans! The following day, I got stuck smack-dab in the middle of Liege, Belgium, pop. 200,000. At this time, it had been a week since I'd bought my "Teach Yourself French" book. So, I stopped a ...

Jul 22, 2013, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Jul 22, 2013

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Boring old Brussels...not!, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Boring old Brussels...not!

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... this fear of helping people or speaking to someone in any language, but French. Brussels is supposedly the biligual capital of Belgium, although I never heard anyone speak in Flemish or German and no one would even contemplate speaking English to me. Now ...

Flatland Belgium, Brugge, Sluis, Belgium travel blog

Flatland Belgium

A travel blog entry by amullett

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This week has been completely different to the last in Brugge. I have met heaps of cool people and I have finally settled into the apartment! In the apartment I also have my own room now! Even though it has four beds in the room, there is no one else ...

Time to wash clothes!, Ettelgem, Belgium travel blog

Time to wash clothes!

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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I made it safe and sound to Belgium. It is absolutely beautiful and the weather so far has been such a change from the cold rainy Ireland. My flight arrived at an airport about a 45 minute bus ride from Brussels. When I arrived in Brussels I had to get on ...

awesome ice cream!, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

awesome ice cream!

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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I left Sharon's house and took the train to Brugge where she recommended I try the French fries and some ice cream. Did you know that the Belgians actually invented the French fries but for some reason over time the French started taking all the credit ...

Party time, Melsbroek, Belgium travel blog

Party time

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Linda: our hero -  Linda: onze heldin, Mechelen, Belgium travel blog

Linda: our hero - Linda: onze heldin

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It is 5 when I crawl out of bed. I cry cry over Jr. At 6 sharp, we are ready and at 6 sharp Linda picks us up. Do you have friends, who drive you to the station at 6 in the morning? We do! We are taking the train from Mechelen to Schiphol, where we have ...

Australians, flavour of the month? year?, Gent (Ghent), Belgium travel blog

Australians, flavour of the month? year?

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... stuff. Really cool place to be if you are young and out for a good, social time. I have come to the conclusion that Belgium is a dangerous country. The beer is too good to resist and the chocolate and fries are superb - Killing me sofly, with their ...

Repeats, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Repeats

A travel blog entry by justen

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Spent the day hanging out with Bart again. We were going to check out MiniEurope, but it was way too expensive. Instead we went to WALL·E because he'd been wanting to see it, had no one to go with, and I was definitely up for catching it again.   ...

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