Flemish Brabant

50 Shades of Grey

A Saturday morning cycle ride under the grey clouds of Belgium.

Discovering the extraordinary in the ordinary

Today I set myself a challenge. I decided to go on an ordinary Saturday morning walk in my very ordinary neighbourhood, in search of the extraordinary. So I worked out a 13 km route, took the bus to Wespelaar, and walked back home, in search of the unusual.

Did I succeed? Judge for yourself…

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Well, my quest got off to a good start; a traffic policeman certainly makes an unusual sight in a garden. The gnome doesn’t look too happy to have been ousted from his usual prominent position.

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Rosdel nature reserve

Enjoy a few hours walking around this “oasis of tranquility” near Hoegaarden