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I surprised my kids last Monday (one of the very rare school holidays) by saying "let's go to another country today!" It was only an hour's drive to Belgium and I decided on Chimay for obvious reasons! Abbeys, chateaux, and fortresses abound and I still get to drink awesome beer!
I've been avoiding buying a GPS because I thought it would take away ...
... to update them all at the same time and now I'm going to stop ramling.
Oh before I go I found the perfect song for us it's 3000 milles by Emblem3 maybe check it out or not it's cool maybe i'll post it on the next post but who knows we'll see ;)
Ok guys see ya later
... Once in St hubert we decided a bit of morale boosting was in order, so we hit the pub. After a few local belgian beers (When in belgium) we got a few tinnies and some food for the road, then it was time to look for camp. When we got back to the bikes we found that we had 3 flat tyres, this took some sorting out especially since my rear tyre would not fit again. Some young ...
... 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 ...
... cathedral with the most beautiful pipe organ. I understood about 4 words during the entire mass, alleluia, notre pere and amen. Anyway I had the chance to pray for family and friends, including those in special need at the moment. You know who you are and we are thinking of you. We are confident we don't need to speak the local language to be heard.
Today we went back into town, Pete is now driving around like ...