A month ago I posted on the blue fields of flax in Brabant Wallon. This weekend I walked around another area in this Wallonian province, starting in the tiny village of Lathuy, just outside Jodoigne. As I had previously mentioned, the flowering season of flax is very short – a matter of a day or two – so there were no fields of blue. Instead the flax had turned to a gorgeous rich gold.
The walk is called the Route de Beaulieu and is well marked with red diamonds and occasional signposts.
You can also download or follow my map of the route.
The first thing you will probably notice is the light-coloured stone that many of the houses are constructed with.
This slightly undulating and circular walk takes you through deserted, peaceful fields.
Another imposing building is this one (the one on the left!)
This scenic and peaceful walk is highly recommended, and on a lovely summer’s day the cloud formations were just as attractive as the scenery beneath them.