Tagged: Belgium

Wall Paintings in Brussels, Belgium

During my walking tour of Brussels, I was suddenly confronted by a huge mural painting on a wall of Tintin and Haddock. I was not expecting to see something like that and I stood...

Belgian Waffles, Chocolates and More…

My last post received comments on the Belgian waffle I was having in Grand Place, Brussels. That prompted me to share pictures of Belgian waffle and Belgian chocolates. These 100% pure Belgian stuffs were...

Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

Brussels Grand Place, the central square of Brussels is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The square is surrounded by buildings with stunning facades and architectural details. Each of the buildings was build at different...

Tulip from Brussels, Belgium

Wiki mentions the national flower of Belgium as Red Poppy. When I was in Belgium in the first and second week of April this year I didn’t get to see a single red poppy...

Atomium Brussels, Belgium

The ticket counter at Brussels Atomium was just beginning to get crowded. We waited patiently for the tickets; we had to get to the top of this revolutionary structure. The lift took us straight...

Crystal of Iron

What is that popping up from the horizon? Can you guess? We were fast approaching Brussels from Antwerp. Now that is a clue! It is the Atomium, a unique building of Brussels, and for...

Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium

The main attraction to visit St. Bavo cathedral, Ghent was to see the altarpiece –The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb–by van Eyck. There was a small fee to enter the room to see it....

Belfry of Ghent, Belgium

When I plan the itinerary of my travels, the priority for UNESCO WH sites always figure high. Ghent figures in the UNESCO.s World Heritage list for its belfry and its associated buildings. This is...