Travel Blogs from Roosteren
Ghent is one of the oldest towns dating back to the 12th century. Dominating the old medieval quarter is an imposing castle called Het Gravensteen or Castle of the Counts. This is a very memorable town as I had the most amazing Belgian Waffles with Chocolate and whipped cream . . . . OMG to die for! The rest of the town was great but the waffles . . . . .mmmmmmm . . . ,!!!! Leaving Ghent we set a course for Brussels. We arrived in Brussels mid morning after ...
... at the top of the board the word DIO, Mevrouw had substituted an I for a U. You would have thought butter wouldn't melt in her mouth but now you know she is nothing but a common snobbler.
The best laid plans!!!!
Mevrouw likes to plan ahead. Way back in May, when we were returning home through France, Mevrouw collared a poor dutchman and explained that we would be visiting Holland in the autumn, could he recommend anywhere to visit? The ...
... we spent the rest of the day in bed.
Guess what we actually met Judy and got a photo of her she said she does not have her photo taken but would make an exception for us so here we are the Two of us and we reckon she is a Spunk Bubble (ozzie for a real top lady).
Ok we are being packed away fro the trip to Edinburgh tomorrow so speak to you all soon
Cheers Baz and Taz
... garden along the Rhine and just enjoy watching the passersby.
On Wednesday morning. I took the train to Aachen, a name I had often heard but I knew virtually nothing about the city itself.
Note: I didn't quite finish this entry, and then got busy/tired/devoid of wifi. But will send this now and update on Ratingen, Amsterdam and Iceland, where we a now safely ensconced in a lovely spa hotel on the edge of the Blue ...
That afternoon, with preliminary contract in hand, we headed out to see the house.
From the outside the house is stunning. The entry is equally stunning. Exposed brick, dark wood, tile floor. To me it was just warm and inviting. Each room was equally inviting and the whole time V and I are looking at each other in disbelief that this house is in our price range and giving each other nods of approval.
While looking at ...