Category Archives: travel, Belgium

Pajottenland, the refurbished castle pond

Heikruis, March 3rd, 2019. We just discovered the waterpond winding through the refurbished park of Ter Rijst castle, where small families of geese and other waterbirds were feeding on its banks and taking to the water as soon as we approached…

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The “Borinage”

February 18th, 2019, La Louvière. In this central region of Belgium, most hills (or terrils) are artificially created. They are the silent witnesses of the past, i.e. the exploitation of the coal. Their slopes are covered by an exuberant vegetation while their flattened tops may … Continue reading

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Photo-N(ature), the new exhibition is ready

Jan, 26th, Vilvoorde. The third exhibition of Photo-N is ready for visiting. The photographs that we present to the public are selected among the ones we discussed during the year. Only the best ones survive the final round. Enjoy this new exhibition by the … Continue reading

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Grotte d’Eprave

May, 21st, Rochefort, Belgium. Welcome to this geological surprise: the resurgence of the river “Lomme” in the neighbourhood of Rochefort, a touristic centre of the Ardennes. A few  people know that a path leading to the cave of Eprave also discloses the resurgence of the subterranean river which travelled for several kilometers under the … Continue reading

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Wild flowers (III)

June 25th, 2017. Pont de Suert, Catalunya. Highly perched on its rock in the sierra, the little village of Adons is a place full of emotion and awesome landscape. The perfect spot to start the excursion and look for the presence … Continue reading

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Gracious swans of the Samme

Ronquières, 2013-2015. Natural re-colonisation of the canalized Samme river, a nice and scenic spot at the geographical centre of Belgium.    

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Top of Belgium

September, 12-14, Hoge Venen. At the highest point of Belgium, the landscape breathes serenity and purity while a slight breeze takes away the heat of the late summer. Just below this plateau, “La Hogne” carries away the acid peat waters.

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Waterpool II

July 19th, Kortrijk. Lazy afternoon at the pool of my parents’ house.

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