Tag: Belgium

La Forêt du Pays de Chimay

For day three of my weekend in the Ardennes, my destination was the forest of the land of Chimay The French title sounds so much more enticing than the English, doesn’t it? If you have been following me, you will know that I spent the night in an […]

Typical Voerstreek house

Walking in the Voerstreek

The Voerstreek is one of the prettiest regions of Flanders; and is covered with footpaths and cycle routes, making it an excellent place for a day out. This was my first visit to the area – and it won’t be my last!

Tongeren: The oldest town in Belgium

When a town promotes itself as the oldest in Belgium, it’s tempting to wonder how much evidence of this claim is still visible. Visit Tongeren, and its credentials are right in front of you: city walls from the first century, and a Roman archaeological site from the fourth. It’s also got an excellent Gallo-Roman Museum