Belgium - Through medieval cities
Through the beautiful cities of Ghent, Bruges and Brussels.
The postcard view
The canals through the city made for the nickname Venice of the North.
The medieval castle from 1180 was modeled after crusader castles.
The path to Burg
The buildings around the Burg square are very impressive.
This beast keeps playing all the time.
House of cups
For some reason the ceiling was covered with cups.
[Mia at Amadeus, Ghent]
Make a good impression
The town hall facade features a flamboyant Gothic style.
To the top
Ascending the tallest belfry in Belgium, 91 meter tall.
[Mia in the Belfort of Ghent]
Nobody puts Jesus in a corner
The chapel holds a venerable relic, said to be the blood of Jesus.
[Basiliek van het Heilig Bloed, Bruges]
The building next to the bridge from 1895 used to house a flood control mechanism.
[Minnewater Bridge, Bruges]
X marks the spot
We managed to locate the secret beer pub, cleverly hidden in a narrow alley.
[Reine at Staminee De Garre, Bruges]
[Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant, Ghent]
Tanner me this
This used to be the guild hall of the tanners.
[Graffiti at Werregarrenstraat, Ghent]
[St Baafskathedraal, Ghent]
Kids of today
[Altar detail at St Baafskathedraal, Ghent]
Revisiting an old favorite.
[Town Hall, Brussels]
Stay wary of crocodiles