Ahhh, Belgium: a flat little country sandwiched between Holland and France, and used as a military highway by the Germans twice during the 20th century.
But it’s beautiful, especially in the south where the Ardennes Forest covers the hills and valleys.
Oh yeah, and there’s Spa:
And while we’re on that topic:
And they just loves their football, oh yes they do:
For tennis, there’s former world #1 tennis totty Kim Clijsters:
…who quit tennis to have a baby, then came back three years later as a plump matron, and won the U.S. Open. Twice.
And back when there were still F1 grid girls (grrrr don’t get me started):
Speaking of delicious things to eat, there’s the peerless Belgian chocolate:
…then, and still, the finest chocolate in the world. In Belgium, it’s regarded as an art form, and supermarkets devote whole aisles to the lovely stuff.
And then there’s this stuff:
…but I have to say that while others swear by Belgian ales, I don’t care much for them. Maybe I just didn’t spend long enough in Belgium [makes note] or maybe I should just have read something like this.
But I’ve left the best till last. From Liège:
Aaahhh, you know all about their guns, so I haven’t bothered putting any pics up here. Read more