26 Jul

Day 173 – Big Day out in Brussels, Belgium

Posted By: Baigrie Family in Belgium, General    

We explored the internet the night before to work out what we would like to do in Brussel on our big day out.  My friend Christelle was going to be our guide/translator for the day.  We decided to drive but when we hit some slow traffic at roadworks just out of Brussel I wondered whether the train might have been the better option.  Finally the traffic got moving and we...

25 Jul

Day 172 – Fleron, Belgium

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We were headed to Fleron, Liege, Belgium to visit my old friend Christelle.  We had not seen each other for 18 years so it was fantastic to be able to meet again.  We drove from Luxembourg to Fleron, via the city of Liege. Just before leaving Luxembourg we filled up the car with diesel since it is about 15 cents cheaper per litre in Luxembourg!  We could have also stocked...

17 Jun

UK to Sweden Trek, Day 2, Amersfoort to Flensburg

Posted By: Baigrie Family in Belgium, General, Germany    

Our second day of driving in Europe began by entering Kopenhaven (Cophenhagen) into the GPS and heading in that direction.  Again we had no real idea of where we were going; what we would see or where we would stop.  We successfully followed the highway from Belgium into Germany and quickly noticed how many P signs there were for parking along the highway for rest stops. ...