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Ghent, Thursday 5 July

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Lyn’s last day with us so we headed to the Antwerp train station.  The train station alone was worth the visit – a marvellous marble construction with a clear roof.  We put Lyn’s bags in storage and headed into town. ... Read more >

Ghent, Wednesday 4 July

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Spent the day around Ghent.  Started the day at St Niklass Church, one of three magnificent buildings that are on the edge of the old city area.  Inside it was lovely. While it is still a functioning church there was a portrait display “... Read more >

Ghent, Tuesday 3 July

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After brekky we headed off to Brugge for the day.  The train there was so packed – school holidays but got there.  Walked from the railway station into the centre of town where we did a mini hop on hop off bus to check out all the sights.... Read more >

Leuven, Monday 2 July

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Most of us met for breakfast before heading our separate directions.  Lyn, Ian and I had a trouble-free trip to Ghent.  The train was crowded, so we were split up and I scored a German couple to chat with.  Their English was limited so ... Read more >

Leuven, Sunday 1 July

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A relaxing morning.  Ended up having breakfast with Jade, Sam, Steve, Jeanette, James and Doug.  Very pleasant.  At that stage it was decided that we would all (us and quite a few others) would meet at the Oulde Markt for lunch –... Read more >

Leuven, Saturday 30 June

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The big day!  As the wedding was not until the evening we spent the day exploring Leuven.  It is a student town and half the population are about to leave on holidays.  The centre of the town is very quaint.  The town hall and the ... Read more >

Brussels, Friday 29 June

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Started out the day with another good breakfast.  Am struggling with the language here – its sometime French, sometimes Dutch and sometimes Flemish and as I have no idea with any of those my default answer is in German – weird and I ... Read more >

Brussels, Thursday 28 June

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Had a walking day and covered about 20km!  Started at the Cinquantenaire, a large arch that celebrates 50 years of Belgium.  Inside it was a beautiful structure (to my mind similar to Crystal Palace) and is the museum of the Armed Forces and ... Read more >

Brussels, Wednesday 27 June

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Apologies but our internet has been dodgy.  Catching up now.   Slept all night and life is good.  We have our own 6 th floor balcony with a view over the city – very pretty.  Today was for to doing very Belgian things.... Read more >

Brussels, Tuesday 26 June 2018

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More sitting -11 hours to Brussels and we got in at 6am which is going to make it a long day.  Went to the motel but could not check in as too early so went wandering.  Brussels is a city that does not wake up until about 9.  The streets ... Read more >



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