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Centre Nature Botrange

Driving Around In The High Fens – Part 3


I have a weakness for waterscapes, so a visit to the Gileppe Dam was high on my wishlist. The Dam is located near the small but cosy town of Jalhay on the Gileppe river and was built in the 19th century in order to provide the nearby bigger town of Verviers of drinking water. By the way, this place is…

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Château d'Antoing

The Devil And The Castle – Part 3


Let’s start with the bad news: most of the castle is not open for visitors. And that is a shame because that is where most of the film was made. You will have to do with a visit to the watchtower. But first some more exterior shots. And finally, it is time to enter the castle (or at least the…

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Château d'Antoing

The Devil And The Castle – Part 2


The castle where La Plus Longue Nuit Du Diable was actually filmed is the Château d’Antoing, also known as the Château des Princes de Ligne. Antoing refers to the town where the castle is located and the Princes de Ligne to the present owner. Although the beginning of the movie suggests that the castle is located in the middle of nowhere, it…

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The Devil And The Castle – Part 1


I have always been a big movie fan – I even wrote articles for an online movie magazine for some years – and a genre that I can really appreciate is horror movies. Imagine my surprise when not so long ago I was introduced – by Vanessa Morgan – to a Belgian horror movie that has even reached cult status:…

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Pairi Daiza

Looking At Animals In Pairi Daiza


Originally opened in 1993 as a bird garden – under the name of Paradisio, Pairi Daiza has become the most popular zoo and botanical garden in Belgium. With its 160 acres and more than 4.ooo animals, it has something to offer to everybody. There are several exhibits, such as The Nautilus, The Oasis and Falconry Village and gardens such as the Kingdom…

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