History

Here you can find a number of articles on various historical topics. Heavily featured is the First World War and its impact on Belgium, such as How did it all begin, and What happened after the Armistice?

I also cover the rise and fall of the Flemish cloth industry, and various processions that commemorate historical events, such as the procession of the Holy Blood in BrugesMuch more is covered; just browse and see!

Cloth Hall and Grote Markt Ypres

The Reconstruction of Ypres

Ypres was totally destroyed in the First World War yet took only 10 years to rebuild. Here’s the story of the Reconstruction of Ypres.