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Tierpark Christianental

Throwback Thursday – Tierpark Christianental


All good things come to an end and so do the posts about our summer holiday of 2015. By the way, we will not be making a long summer trip this year, but we will go abroad for shorter trips very soon! Anyway, Lars and I concluded our summer trip of two years ago in the Christianental, a beautiful valley…

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Planckendael

An Unexpected Visit To Planckendael – Part 2


Let’s continue our walk in Planckendael and meet some of the stars! “Kai-Mook Zwanger” means “Kai-Mook Pregnant”. Why is this big news in Belgium? Kai-Mook was the first Indian elephant born in a Belgian zoo, the one in Antwerp to be more precise. It was a huge event which we Belgians could follow via webcam; on 17 May 2009, she…

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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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Photo Essay – Watching Animals In Ternell


Eupen is located in a beautiful region called Hoge Venen/Hautes Fagnes. If you want any information about what to do and what to see there, the nature centre Ternell is a good starting point. It also organises activities for children and adults, such as summer camps and guided walks for example. Lars and I, however, started our visit at the ……

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Berlin Zoological Garden

Where Knut Was Once at Home


Remember Knut? He was the cute polar bear, born in the Berlin Zoological Garden, who was rejected by his mother and afterwards raised by his keepers. Knut became a huge attraction, but unfortunately passed away five years later. Anyway, you guessed it: Lars and I paid a visit to the Berlin Zoological Garden. It was quite clear from the beginning…

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