A rainy day hiking in Virelles, but with an unexpected and delightful observation Advertisements
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A lovely and varied walk in Wallonia, with plenty to see and marvel at
Opening for three weeks every August, the Enchanted Garden in Jodoigne features an art exhibition in a natural garden
Children might especially enjoy taking part in this weekend’s Garden Butterfly Count
Originally posted on I Do Not Despair:
A series of new signs has been catching my eye on the way home from work in recent weeks. Numbers in circles accompanied by arrows means that the long awaited spread of the Dutch-style node point cycle navigation system (Knooppunt) has…
100 years ago this weekend saw the start of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here are four ways to remember.
One of the loveliest and most varied walks I have ever done in Belgium
A walk of two halves, but certainly worth walking
An adventurous up-and-down hike through an Ardennes river valley
You’re going to love this place. It’s one of the prettiest river valleys in Belgium
Three cycle rides through the spectacular flowering fruit orchards of the Haspengouw
The GR 121 long-distance path from Wavre to La Roche is varied, interesting and a wonderful introduction to the GR 121.
The Sloping Lock of Ronquières has to be seen to be believed. And you can take a boat trip on this incredible piece of Belgian engineering
If you’re bored of walking around Tervuren Park on a Sunday afternoon, here’s an opportunity to break the habit and explore the nearby lovely Flemish countryside
An open letter to travel writer Bill Bryson, in response to critical remarks he made about Belgium in one of his books