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Kraenepoel

Introducing Meetjesland


It may sound incredible, but even in a small country like Belgium, there are regions that are as good as unknown to the general public. One such region is called the Meetjesland. This is roughly said the area between Gent and Brugge. It is a mainly rural area with the town of Eeklo as its capital. A land of canals, creeks…

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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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In The Footsteps of Vlad The Impaler – Hunedoara Castle


Unfortunately, this is another post where it is difficult to distinguishing fact from fiction. But first a word about Hunedoara Castle, one of the biggest of its kind in Romania and in Europe. Prepare to be blown away by this Gothic-Renaissance castle; not only because of its size, but also because of its number of bastions and towers! When you enter…

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One Day, Three Towns – Torgau


This small town is known for its old center with Renaissance buildings. Our first stop was at the Marienkirche, which was unfortunately closed. Ingrid, however, managed to take some pictures through the glass door. The main attraction of Torgau is a castle, Schloss Hartenfels. Around the courtyard are residential buildings, palaces and a chapel. Under the bridge is a bear…

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Sümeg

Change of Weather


As soon as we left Tapolca, the weather changed again. More dark clouds appeared and Lars and I decided to squeeze in a quick visit to Sümeg. Sümeg is one of the oldest Hungarian cities. The building that attracts most of the attention and the tourists is its castle, standing proudly on a very high and steep hill: The city still…

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