Tag: Belgium

From Tourist to Tour Guide

We left Alkmaar around 9:00 am right as a nationwide power outage hit. “That’s strange” I thought as Kees yelled from the shower, “why did the light just go out!?” When Mom came over, ready to be the chauffeur for the day, we quickly learned that her house […]

Ghent Photo Essay

Gravensteen Castle. But to me, it is a walk through “Game of Thrones” or “Outlander” imagining myself in an earlier age so far removed from my own.   Because this city put me in awe, I have decided to talk less and show more. Below is a photo […]

A Post Valentines Getaway

  Last night, Kees and I arrived at nearly 2am in Brugge, Belgium after a 3.5 hour drive south from Alkmaar, Holland. I’m still so excited about the gorgeous Hotel Jan Brito and all of the wonderful details and decorations from former centuries. They have spoiled us with […]