Postscript May 2nd 2006 We just spent a weekend in Brussels, the exciting capital of Belgium, which served as a good central point for a reunion with some of the European-based guys we travelled across America with. After a day enjoying the city we took a day trip out to Bruges which was just as thrilling. ... read more
Europe » Belgium » Brussels-Capital Region » Brussels Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions bet... ... read more
We started this travel blog in 2005 when we set off on a ten-month around-the-world trip with a couple of backpacks and not much else. Since then, we've spent a couple of years back in England, done a little travelling in Europe and Africa and posted the odd blog whenever we get chance. In 2008, we emigrated to New Zealand with four suitcases and a guitar and spent the first month travelling throughout the country, from Auckland to Christchurch, via a roundabout route. We now live in Christchurch and post the odd blog now and again...whenever the travel bug bites. Happy reading!
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