Our Bilzen Home…
Belgium / Bilzen

Our Bilzen Home…

Most definitely, the sweetest time we had on our trip was in Bilzen, Belgium.  It didn’t have the great monuments of the world, or museums or palaces like we had seen, but it has wonderful friends. Years ago Scott and I traveled with a team of people from our church in Virginia to visit a church … Continue reading

Brugge day, on to Bilzen
Belgium / Bilzen / Brugge

Brugge day, on to Bilzen

Waking up Thursday, I had not planned on a long shower.  But we were in the Grand Hotel Casselbergh, and had a shower with the best hot water and water pressure we had yet had in Europe, so a long, hot shower was all I wanted.  We all took advantage.  If I somehow convinced Scott … Continue reading

Onward to Brugge
Belgium / Brugge

Onward to Brugge

I am completely shocked to report that we made it on the 11:00am train from Paris to Brussels, with a connection on to Brugge. We had the classic almost-didn’t-make-it run to the train station today.  We caught the cab in time, but didn’t predict the amount of traffic.  I mean, this was complete with anxious … Continue reading

London, Paris, Bruges… Oh my!
Belgium / England / France

London, Paris, Bruges… Oh my!

A KEY arrived in the mail today!  I just held it and grinned like an idiot, because this key is to an apartment in PARIS!  That’s right, Paris!  Ah, Paris in the springtime… We are finally close enough to this trip to get a KEY in the MAIL!  I’m considering having it surgically attached to … Continue reading