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Brussels Christmas Market – B&W

Can’t get enough of the Christmas atmosphere? Well, neither can we! Lars and I have just had a late breakfast and later today we’ll have a delicious Christmas lunch. With leftover turkey and some other good stuff. I have finally edited the pictures of our visit to the Brussels Christmas market. Here is a first selection in black and white.

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What We Saw (And Heard) Today

Lars and I finally managed to visit the Christmas market of Brussels today! The weather was quite mild – last year we were literally frozen during our visit. And there was a new attraction! It is called Iceberg and is an interactive light and sound installation. Or as VisitBrussels (the official touristic website of Brussels) puts it: On the Place…

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The Christmas Market of Brussels 2012 – The Place Sainte-Catherine

We started our exploration at this beautiful square. The two biggest attractions here are the ice-skating ring and the Ferris wheel, where we conquered our fear of heights last year. I didn’t feel like conquering this fear again and since none of us felt like breaking our limbs while skating, we just walked around, tasted a lot of stuff and…

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The Christmas Market of Brussels 2012 – Eating and drinking

Christmas. The favorite time of the year for many Danes and The Viking is no exception to this rule. Since the beginning of October he has been talking about nothing else. Christmas in all its aspects. The Christmas tree. The Christmas decoration. The Christmas dinner. The Christmas presents. And last but not least – the Christmas market. Christmas markets have become very popular in Belgium during…

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Ploegsteert/Plugstreet – Part 2 – Details in black and white

A couple of days ago, I published the first pictures of the Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing. Today, I post the more detailed pictures I made. I have to admit I was attracted by the two stone lions 🙂 The next couple of weeks, we will concentrate on more joyous occasions like Sinterklaas and the Christmas market. What plans do…

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