Brussels 2019 July 21st 2019 Speed sightseeing in Brussels
We ended up in Brussels in Belgium on the way from France to Luxembourg. This wasn't in our original plans but we decided to try to make the most out of it.
Going from rural areas in England and France, where we had spent one week, to a major city where thousands of people roam the streets was a bit of a shock for us. We had a bit of a problem adjusting to the c ... 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 are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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