Hiking to Tomb of the Giant

After a peaceful night... well... as peaceful as it gets when John has a bad dream and hits out at me!... we woke to a chilly, frosty morning. The sunshine soon melted it though and we've had a lovely 13 kilometre hike with some amazing views. The first main view point was from a tower... Continue Reading →

A Belgian castle day

We were woken early by the traffic in Dinant, a small price to pay for a free overnight parking spot. Unfortunately this meant we couldn’t be bothered to wait around for the citadel to open. Maybe we'll go on our way home. We set of for Walzin Castle instead, and enjoyed a pleasant riverside walk... Continue Reading →

Meandering through Belgium

We’ve had an interesting day today, visiting Wallonia and finding out a little about Belgium’s industrial heritage. First we went to The Grand Hornu, a beautiful architectural complex dating from the Industrial Revolution. The Grand Hornu is a former colliery, and a new town project that was built to include the miners’ residential district, as... Continue Reading →

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