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A Walk in Bruges – Part 1


Lars and I had tried to visit Bruges before, but it is quite difficult to reach the centre by car. And it is an even a bigger challenge to get rid of your car. Late in December 2016, we decided to go there by train, because the train station is quite near the city centre. Upon leaving the station, Lars…

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Winter Wonders Brussels

Winter Wonders in Brussels – Photo Essay


Winter Wonders is the official English name of Brussels’ Christmas market and all its activities. And it happens to be our favourite event of the year! Muntplein/Place de la Monnaie This is where Lars and I started our visit. In recent years, this place has become the home for the ice skating ring. Grote Markt/Grand Place Does this location need any…

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A Visit to Berchtesgaden


Lars and I spent most of our Christmas holiday in Berchtesgaden, a small town in the southeast of Bavaria. It’s a very touristic place, thanks to its surrounding mountains and especially the Obersalzberg, which used to be a Nazi headquarter. You can also visit salt mines or spend a day in Salzburg, which is about 30 kilometres away. Unfortunately, we…

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A Visit to the Christmas Market of Cologne 2015


The day after our visit to the Christmas market in Brussels, Lars and I took the train of 6.25 to Cologne. There are 5 Christmas markets there and we were going to spend half a day at the one near the Dom. We arrived around 8.45 at the main train station, which is located right near the mighty Dom. Though…

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Christmas Market Brussels December 2015


I know I promised you more pictures from our trip to Italy in April, but a lot has happened since my last post. First of all, I decided to treat myself to a new pc, a MacBook this time. This means I had to get used to a new operating system, a new version of PhotoShop Elements and new video…

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One Day, Three Towns – Halle


Short post, today. Town number 3 is Halle. A short post, because our visit to this charming place was shortened by the freezing weather – and the fact that I forgotten to bring my winter coat with me… Anyway, there was still a small Christmas market going on, which Ingrid would love to have visited. But I wanted to be…

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