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This is where I live...

I choose the atomium as a symbol for Belgium.

I don't really like the thing ,
but I think it tells the story well.

It is a bit weird and unusual.
It came out of the blue for the world
expo 1958. It was suppose to last
for six months. But it is still there.

It is falling apart ,
no one really seems to take responsibility
untill now (anno 2004)...

But if you learn to know it ,
you will appreciate it.
It takes some time to reveil all its
meanings and different faces.

Go for it!

Belgium is a small country.

It is a bit unknown and has some
image problems.

Those are nog handicaps I think.
That means that our beautiful historical
cities are not flooded by stupid tourist
that walk behind a red bra on a stick.
That it is still possible to find a restaurant
without having to eat a tourist menu...
And that it is possible to have the feeling
to do some great discoveries.

The nice things about Belgium?

-the distances between those treasures
are rather small.
-the food : I think Belgium has a remarcable
diverse food culture.
-Architecture : so many romanesque
and baroque , gothic buildings...
-Museums : true history we had some
of the most remarcable painters...
-Belgians like good life , music ,
food. It would be rare not to find
a festival , concert , event during you stay.

And as for vt'rs who like meetings -
this is the place to go then.

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  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2008 at 12:10 PM

    great tips thanx

  • straatsalaat's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2007 at 7:33 AM

    hi Frank ik zoek karamelleverzen 0=0 XXX XXX XXX frank

  • Oct 26, 2006 at 9:26 AM

    Is this a romantic place if it is i would like to go there with someone!

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2006 at 2:25 AM

    Thanks for your tips, I'm already having a rethink about next year's European adventure

  • Norali's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2005 at 4:12 PM

    Hmm.. I had my first Pêcheresse yesterday, not bad at all. I tried Lindemans Faro as well, another style. I like it but Pêcheresse is better, for me. I'll try Lindemans framboise, next time.

  • rdorekens's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2005 at 3:36 PM

    U r the best!! These recipes are Gode sent to me..keep up the good work

  • GillianMcLaughlin's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2005 at 7:30 AM

    Brrrrilliant page Frank. Love your General tips! Great to see "my" Madona

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2005 at 5:35 PM

    Great job, especially on the food tips! When I come and visit, I'd like to stop for waffles on the way in from the airport or the train station.

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 1:49 PM

    Great pics !!!

  • Lady_Mystique's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2004 at 9:02 PM

    Beautiful pages!!! If only my mother could have waited another 3 months...and I could have been born in Belgium!! But...c'est la vie!!! I'll just have to visit as my consolation!!


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