What led to 16 million people losing their lives? And what were the key battles in Flanders, Belgium?
Here is the third part of “In Bruegel’s footsteps”, which covers his association with the Limburg town of Peer.
Walk or jog; trot your horse or ride your bike; fish or paddle; eat or drink; kick a football or throw a frisbee.
Enjoy a walk through the narrow, cobblestoned streets that make up the Groot Begijnhof in Leuven.
Here’s part 2 of “Following Brueghel’s Footsteps”, taking you through the countryside around Dilbeek
The first of three blogs describing the works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and the countryside visible in his paintings
An absolute gem of an arboretum, particularly in the spring with its gorgeous magnolias
Literally “vineyard mountain”, the south-facing slopes of this ancient hill outside Leuven are full with vines
Get your walking boots on, feel the soft pine needles under your feet, and those stresses will soon be slipping away
A really fun place to visit with your football-mad kids.