Very recently, the book ‘Antwerpen. Een archeologische kijk op het ontstaan van de stad‘ by Antwerp city archeologist Tim Bellens came out. The book has an English translation and an e-book version.
The Consultative Committee of Federal and Regional Governments decided to reopen non-essential shops from 1st December. Museums can also reopen. As of tomorrow, you can book a time slot to visit one of City of Antwerp‘s museums. These will reopen on 5 December.
Finally I made it – last summer – to Baarle-Hertog (Baerle-Duc) and Baarle-Nassau (Baerle-Nassau) in Belgium and in the Netherlands and in the Netherlands and in Belgium. I convinced, coerced, forced (it’s his choice which) Oriol to take me there.
The KBC Tower, also known as Boerentoren or Farmer’s Tower, in Antwerp has been sold to entrepeneur Fernand Huts and his Katoen Natie Group. Hits will turn into a sanctuary of arts and culture.
Zoo Antwerpen and Zoo Planckendael cancel their ‘China Light‘ festival of winter 2020-2021. The reason? COVID-19 and coronavirus countermeasures.
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras announced COVID-safe plans for the 43rd annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade – on Saturday 6 March 2021 we’re taking over the Sydney Cricket Ground for Australia’s celebration of LGBTQI+ pride and diversity.
The Villa Empain in Ixelles / Elsene in Brussels is famous private home with a pool. At the time of construction, private pools were really rare in Belgium.
The governments (yes plural) of Belgium have announced even tighter coronavirus countermeasures. It’s a second lockdown, new Prime Minister Alexander De Croo (Open Vld) said.
In July, Steve and I stayed a weekend in The Hague in the Netherlands. One of our activities was Panorama Mesdag.
ÖBB, the Federal Railways of Austria, is scrapping its Innsbruck route. That is the reason why we booked a voyage on it a few weeks ago. The Vienna – Brussels – Vienna service will run three times a week as of December 2020.