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A Sea of Bluebells


552 ha (or 1.360 acres) of forest and bluebells: that is the best way to describe the Hallerbos. As the name suggests, the forest is located in Halle, not far from Brussels. The famous bluebells are in season from mid-April until the beginning of May and attract tens of thousands of visitors from all over the world. Lars and I…

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The Hallerbos – The sequoia walk


The Hallerbos is not only known for its beautiful bluebells, but also for its sequoias. There are 6 of them in the forest and you can find them when you do the Sequoia Walk, which is about 4 kilometres long. A map can be purchased at the tourist information of Halle. The sequoias are actually some of the very few trees that…

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The Hallerbos – Attracted by water


I have to admit it, I am attracted by water. Whether it be an ocean, a sea, a river, a lake, … Or even a small pond, like the Arenbergvijver in the Hallerbos. I like to get close to water, as close as I possibly can and take pictures of it. The Arenbergvijver attracts a lot of frogs. We didn’t…

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The Hallerbos – A sea of bluebells


Not only does Brussels have a lot of parks, in and around the Belgian capital there are a lot of forests as well. A couple of weekends ago, we decided to explore the Hallerbos, which is situated to the south of Brussels. This forest was once part of the Silva Carbonaria, the dense old-growth forest of beech and oak that formed a natural boundary during…

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