Travel Blogs from Geel
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 ...
... the party vibe! And I still loved every minute of it ;-)
But first Xmas: One day with Miranda and half her family. Mimpen parties, always fun. Put together 18 crazy people, good food, music and lots of alcohol and you have a winner…sleeping at 06.30AM with a smile on my semi-drunken face. Second day with my own family: more quiet with good food and presents. Unfortunately Elina and her grandmother were not feeling well.
Days fly by… I went on ...
... I see the fifties as the end of an era, rather than the beginning.
* Many of the children's books I read dealt with other times, other cultures. Has it paved the way for me to be opened towards others cultures, or did I read these books because I wanted to know about them in the first place? I can't remember.
The "leanest" solution would have been ripping all cd's and throwing them away. But that's too good to be true :) First of all, it's illegal. That would ...
... opportunity to “stop and smell the roses”, as we can on this trip, elevated our fondness for the Mosel to a whole new level! We made the comparison that the Rhine is the working river and the Mosel is the recreational river, as this sparkling jewel was covered with pleasure boats, jet skis, canoes, swimmers, sun worshippers, and countless shoreline admirers just soaking up the sunshine on the banks of this lazy ...
... of focus during them. I have a puffer jacket which feathers come out of. Whenver one of them is on me, I basically blow it off into the air and watch it float around for a bit. When it lands, I just do it again. And then of course in between all this the professor has said something so amazing, and everyone starts writing feverishly and there I am focused on dust particles frolicking in the air. So sad. I bet the parents are happy to know all this ...