Let's start a thread about cycling in Belgium. The country is rapidly improving its road infrastructure, and the bicycle is often part of reconstruction plans.
Let's start with a new bike bridge across N75 near Genk.
photos by Ivo;
Ghent is one of 4 big Belgian cities, I saw in February (the other are: Brussels, Antwerp and Bruges). I like the city very much because it is a mixture between lovely but sleepy Bruges and active but not so nicely located Antwerp. Ghent has plenty of canals, like in Bruges, but has a climate of...
There were not too many comments on my photos from Antwerp but let me give you a second chance:P
Bruges (Brugge) - the capital of West Flanders and one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium
Belfort (Belfry) - view from hotel window
Lindemans Lambic beer
Belgium is a kingdom of beer -...
Along the same lines as the 'Past & present in NW London' thread I started, here are a few pics showing how various areas in Flanders, Belgium have changed over the years. I have tried, where possible, to take the pictures in the same places where the old ones were taken.
Most of the pics are in black/white, because the weather sucked. I hope you'll still enjoy them though
Location in Belgium
Belfry and Market Square
The Begijnhofm, still used to house nuns
Some other pics (in no particular order)
In the background you can...