Travel Blogs from Namur
... Australian diggers lost their lives. Driving out of town, we saw a cafe marked 'ANZAC Rest' and decided it as good a place as any to stop and grab a bite. Inside we met the owner, Johan who welcomed us with open arms and enjoyed a long chat with us about Australia. Evidently Johan had been responsible for the excavation of a number of relics from the war around the area, and explained he had been the one to uncover the 5 bodies of Australian diggers in 2006 that became massive ...
... and took it to the town
of Jambes. It was worth a quick walk around, and then it was back on the water
taxi for the return trip. The highlight of the day was a visit to Citadelle
Namur. This historical site is a must when visiting Belgium. It is one of the
largest fortresses in Europe. Beyond its size and history it offers magnificent
panoramas of the city. After spending six hours in Namur, we caught the train
back to ...
... br> We were both drenched and cold on arrival at Dinant. We eventually found the town quay mooring after passing it the first time, then going back to discover where it was (still with the Dutch cruiser). After a large G&T and a change of outer clothing we went to find a supermarket and on the way we found a music shop where we bought a new set of strings for Isi’s guitar. We actually found the last 2 cartons of fresh milk in with the cream cabinet amongst ...
We started near the Cabaret and moved further and further and further.
Jeremy was our grass boss that day))) He told us where to put the grass and how much to put. He also helped a lot))
At first I was with my group of volunteers but then I lost them in the streets of Namur and appeared to be in a group of Namur scouts))) They all spoke French and it was cool.
They were younger than me and listened to ...
Before passing to the description of my first working day in Namur I want to write few words about our work camp.
The main idea of the work camp and of this volunteer program was to gather people from different countries, to show culture of Belgium and of course to involve volunteers into the process of preparation of the festival.
The festival "Namur en Mai" is held in Namur each year and people from many countries come here to present their shows and to entertain ...