Archive for the ‘Belgium’ Category

A song of three cities.

In Belgium, Europe, France, India, Places, Random, Travel on March 24, 2012 at 1:05 am

I almost planned my next holidays listening to Jacques Brel’s “Bruxelles”. It made me so nostalgic for the city, that I almost bought my tickets. However, I have already been there twice and since we are unable to take as many breaks travelling in a year as we would like, we ultimately decided to go somewhere else. Read the rest of this entry »


Lost in the streets of Brussels.

In Belgium, Culture, Europe, Travel on March 11, 2012 at 4:57 am

Broussaille, the character created by Frank Pé, seen in this mural with his friend Catherine.

Tintin, Lucky Luke, Smurfs, Largo Winch, Ric Hochet, Spirou…. Belgium to me is the land of comics. Er, apart from the land of waffles, fries, beer and mussels, of course. Read the rest of this entry »