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Wordless Wednesday ~ 16: Sneak a Peek

Wordless Wednesday ~ 16: Sneak a Peek

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When in Belgium...

When in Belgium…

Always enjoy a lovely beer with your meal. (Isn’t that blue bottle pretty? It’s sparkling water.) And if your travelling companion asks if it is time for chocolate, always say “yes”. ~ We were in Gent yesterday… more later!

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When in Bruges…

… one MUST indulge in the local cuisine. Bruges is known for its handmade chocolates, by the way. Mmmmm. Good thing we walked a lot that day. And if you didn’t already know, Belgian beer is really good. The only thing is there are so many varieties! Too many choices, too little time. Chocolate Shops […]

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A Leisurely Day in Bruges, Belgium

Pretty Bruges is less than an hour from Brussels on the train. The only other European city I’ve seen so far that can hold a candle to this beautiful town is Annecy, France. Mr. DJ says Bruges is pretty darned cute. That’s an understatement, of course. Coincidentally, Rick Steves blogged about this town in a […]

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Brussels: The view from our room

The view from our hotel room in Brussels. Click to enlarge. Roxi and I are going uniform shopping today. All her skirts and trousers from last year are about an inch and a half too short! As we were driving home from her friend’s house yesterday I FINALLY found a fabric store in another town […]

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Strolling through Brussels, Belgium

Our first stop on our trip last week was in Bruxelles or Brussels, Belgium. One of Mr. DJ’s colleagues said that “Brussels reveals her charms slowly.” Hmmm. I don’t know. I thought the old girl was pretty charming from the get go. Although my opinion might have been swayed by where we stayed…. The Conrad. […]

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Atomium in Brussels, Belgium

Atomium in Brussels, Belgium

More photos from Mr. DJ’s Brussels trip. He had a four-hour client dinner at the Atomium restaurant on Thursday night. Engineer André Waterkeyn designed the structure for the International Exhibition of Brussels in 1958. The building symbolizes a crystallised molecule of iron and is made of steel clad with aluminum. All photos by Mr. DJ, […]

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