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Picos de Europa

Picos de Europa

After our trip to the Spanish Pyrenees last year we were looking for a similar experience this year. This is how I stumbled upon Picos the Europa. I had neven heard of it before. It doesn’t seem like a popular destination for Belgians. But is has been discovered by British, American and German tourists. We … Lees verder

Madrid for the third time

Madrid for the third time

This time, March 2018, we stayed in another neighbourhoud than the previous times. Staying in another district gives a whole new perspective of the city. We stayed in the posh Salamanca area, where Prada, Gucci, Chanel and Armani all have a shop just around the corner. Not that I was in any way interested. On … Lees verder

Berlin beyond the Pergamon museum, East Side gallery and Checkpoint Charlie.

Berlin beyond the Pergamon museum, East Side gallery and Checkpoint Charlie.

This was my second visit to Berlin. Last time I was here was in 2013. At that time I visited all the usual suspects: East-Side gallery, Holocaust memorial and museum, the Reichstag, the Pergamon museum on Museuminsel, Hackeschen Höfe, Unter den Linden, Gendarmenmarkt, Checkpoint Charlie, Potsdamer Platz, the Tiergarten, Brandenburger Tor, the Neue Wache and KaDeWe. We did all … Lees verder