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... as you drived by, Also, you would often see old shell craters that were filled with water on farms and some of the old barbed wire fences from the war are still used on farms.
On to Passchendaele Museum. Passchendaele was a battle in 1917 in this immediate area around Ieper or Ypres. It has to sum up the total idiocy of this war. They were fighting over ridges (Belgium being very flat ) to get the high ground. They would advance a few hundreds meters and then ...
... 8217;t know what sort of guild that would have been.
At the cathedral the emphasis was on Ruben’s paintings. They are a curious mix of religious themes and keeping in the good books with sponsors. For example a mayor who paid for a painting also appears in it, in the guise of religious figure. The guide’s story was that the ordinary Catholics couldn’t read and therefore needed stories to be told through visual means; in paintings, stained ...
... in the day.
24th of May we decided not to go anywhere and wash our clothes we wore in Luxembourg. Did not wash any clothes at Luxembourg Hostel is because there are no place to dry up and our room is stink. The reason I shall not say why but I hope I can remember it for life. Today is a very simple day, we woke up and fold our clothes and start to pack some of our stuff into our initial luggage. Surprising, i felt that my luggage have more space then before. ...
The opening of Palmemarkt, a must do for everyone :)
We first wanted to go alone, but we ended up going with 2/3 of my brothers.
We parked at my parent's place, and got some lovely abbey bread for dinner.
When Toon arrived, we left for the Carnival.
Johan wasn't gonna join us first, but stuck around, so with 4 of us, we made the city of Geel unsafe.
We started off just wandering around ...
... travels, we can't imagine how different they might have turned out had we not been blessed with the luxury of having a car to explore with that allowed us the mobility to really delve into the deep countrysides where trains and buses don't (or can't) go. And to just get around town easily when we needed to or when our feet just said NO to more walking. So thanks to Yves & Mia (Wim's parents) for letting us borrow their ...