Wednesday, November 2, 2011


This is a small city (75k) 30 minutes by train from Gent near the border with France. Very close to where Brecht grew up. Still, it manages to have 3 impressive cathedrals, a canal with ancient bridges and towers, a pedestrianized center, and enough medieval and historic things to see for a few hours walk. Known for being the site of a battle in 1302 when the Flemish rose up successfully against annexation by the French.

Fall is here, Mark plays with leaves:

Just your average furnishing for the interior of a church:

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