Living in Cambridge for nearly two and a half years; this is the first time I have ever seen snow. And so much snow! Blanketing the world, bringing everything to a silent stop - even if only a few hours. Then, it was all gone. Every trace. But it was there for a fleeting moment, [...]
Travelling from Belgium home to Cambridge via a French ferry. That was how we ended up in Dunkirk on this smooth and icy surface of sand. Industrial, open. T here wasn't much time or much to see. We we were here for a moment, only imagining what it would have been like to escape the [...]
Beautiful Brugge, my second visit, this time for the Christmas Markets. Fourteen of us made the ferry voyage from England; one travelled via train from Brussels. We were a large group in a small city, and we all had a wonderful time. Disorganized, but together to kickoff the holiday season. Chocolate, beer, waffles, and all.
Little Lissewege, fifteen minutes outside of Brugge via train. It was so quiet and cobbled; sometimes, we felt that we were the only people there. To the market, in the pub, on the platform - we *were* the only people. Our AirBnb, a renovated cafe, slept all 15 of us comfortably. And that's what brought [...]