Some nostalgic expats may disagree, but I think the town of Bruges isn’t exactly planet earth’s most exciting place. Except for the weekend when the Ronde van Vlaanderen comes around, that is. Those two days, when the air is thick with anticipation, this town becomes the centre of the universe, for those who care. And… Continue reading the ronde 2011: did we suffer enough?
Up north you can still freeze to your frame in 0-30 secs so a trip to Belgium where it’s 9Cs sounds almost tropical. Certain of my compatriots are celebrating the sublime state of democracy of the nation (at least us Belgians hold some kind of world record), others are starting to focus on what really… Continue reading de Polders