Driving Around In The High Fens – Part 2

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Names like “Baraque Michel” and “Signal de Botrange” are familiar to every Belgian. But what exactly are these places? Let us start with the Baraque Michel. This name refers to the third highest point of Belgium (674 metres), located in the municipality of Jalhay, not far from Eupen. There is also an inn, which bears the same name and which was built…

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Lake Eupen

Driving Around In The High Fens

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High Fens is the English word for the region that we in Dutch call “Hoge Venen” and in French “Hautes Fagnes”. According to Wikipedia: The High Fens (French: Hautes Fagnes; German: Hohes Venn; Dutch: Hoge Venen), which were declared a nature reserve in 1957, are an upland area, a plateau region in the province of Liège, in the east of…

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Jasna Gora

Throwback Thursday – Looking At The Black Madonna

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The Black Madonna of Czestochowa (in the south of Poland) had been on our bucket list for a long time; in the Summer of 2015, we would finally meet her. But first things first, after having arrived in Poland after a long drive Lars and I were hungry. And thirsty. We were indeed in desperate of a cold Polish beer,…

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A Visit To The IKOB

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Lars and I love art and especially contemporary art. To our delight, there was a museum of contemporary art in Eupen called IKOB. Even better, it was just two steps away from our hotel. So, one afternoon we decided it was time for a visit. The museum is quite small and only contains two floors. At the ground floor, you can…

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Photo Essay – Watching Animals In Ternell

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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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Throwback Thursday – To Ruzomberok

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Ruzomberok is a small city in the North of Slovakia. Lars and I passed a lovely two days there in the beginning of August 2015. However, due to a bad cold and the constantly changing weather, we did not to get to do as much exploring as we would have liked to. Since we had arrived quite late, dinner had…

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