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Welcome to the new, and improved version of Heaven in Belgium. I am Jientje. "Jientje", like the boys name Gene, followed by "chu"? "Gene-chu", that's how you pronounce my name. Yes!!!!That's it!! So now you know huh? I am an addicted blogger. I was born and raised and am still living in Belgium. Yeah, the "this-is- Tuesday-so-this-must-be-Brussels" kind of Belgium .. There, you see? Maybe you couldn't find it on the map, but at least I'm trying to change that a little by sharing lots of pictures. I really love to cook and create new things, like this blog for instance. I am a mother, not a grandmother,I don't know if I'll ever be, but I'll let you know in due time! Oh and um ... I am a wife too! They say I'm a traveler, and a photographer. Well that's just what they say, I love to make pictures, but I am far from professional ... If my English is not perfect, that would be because it's my second language. I do hope you'll forgive me any possible misspellings or strange vocabulary ... Now, as a result of all of the above, I get way too little sleep and my days are always much too short!

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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Weekly Winners, Review and Preview

 

 

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This Weekly Winners is going to be very random. It’s a review and a preview at the same time. I had so many photo opportunities this week it’s impossible to share them all, so I’m going to give you a preview of things to come on this blog in the next couple of days.

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A garden fair was held at this lovely castle and I got to photograph it

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inside and outside, top to bottom!

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Arts and crafts.

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More photos coming up in my Window Views next Thursday.

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We spent some time in my grandmother’s village.

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I can never get enough of that beautiful scenery there. 
More to come on Ruby Tuesday.  

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Sunlight and Spring …

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Tough guys being shy…

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Under construction ...

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An unexpected sight in the city.

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More pictures from this huge cruise ship in Midweek Blues next Wednesday.

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I posted about the chocolate shop in Napoleon’s Palace earlier this week . Go here if you haven’t seen it yet. It’s worth it, it’s amazing.

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More chocolate pictures tomorrow on Macro Monday.

 

So there, it has been a very exciting week, and I will be sharing more pictures over the next days, so stay tuned!  
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Have a great week!

23 comments:

hip chick said...

I love all of these pictures. I am looking forward to seeing more.

Rob and Mandy said...

Great choice of pictures!

WackyMummy said...

Love the castle and crocus shots. Very pretty!

Tara R. said...

Beautiful set. I think the b/w close-up of the horse is my favorite. Wonderful character in that shot.

Colleen said...

Oooh, I love the sneak peeks. I can't wait to see more. The castle intrigues me.
What camera do you use? I'm trying to decide which camera to buy, but I'm just confusing myself.

Avril said...

Such a feast .. looking at your photos! Such a selection too! Ooh yumm .. the choc shop!! oh and all the other gorgeous shots!!

The Retired One said...

I loved all of these...especially of the village! Gorgeous!

Joyce said...

Love all your photos and it allows me to travel to places I could not go to at this time. I love the cruise ship at the end of the little lane. Crocus sure mean SPRING! I still can't get over that chocolate shop. It is amazing and I would love to get locked in that shop over night and sample all those wonderful chocolates. I have NEVER seen a shop so grand! Thanks for sharing.
Joyce

SECRET AGENT MAMA said...

What a wonderful collection. I just LOVE those tough shy guys!

Amy said...

All wonderful!! I think I want to live in your grandmother's village.

Lotus (Sarcastic Mom) said...

Oooh, I love the yarn spinning shot and the horse. Beautiful set!

ComfyMom~Stacey said...

Great shots! I love the yarn spinning one & the tough guys!

Collette said...

I love the purple flowers & the painted eggs. These pictures are all so different. Just beautiful! (((HUGS)))

James said...

This is a wonderful selection of pictures. My favorite one is the horses in your grandmother's village. I love seeing pictures of Belgium and France. I can hardly wait for seven nonths. You know the feeling of anticipation from when you were planning your U.S. trip. :)

lisaschaos said...

The more you share of your world, the more I want to live there! Wish I could! They are all lovely! Can't wait to see more!

Amy@Bitchin'WivesClub said...

I have an almost identical shot of the spring tree danglers that was supposed to be in my post today & I just realized that it didn't upload with my other pics and I missed it!

So many beautiful shots I couldn't possibly name a favorite! I'll have to check in throughout the week to see more.

Paz said...

awesome photos as usual. i'd love to visit the castle. ;-)

paz

Kala said...

Many wonderful images - I think my favorite is the crocus blooming.

Rosidah Abidin said...

Wonderful shots from very interesting places! Have a great week, Jientje :)

Denise said...

Absolutely impossible to pick a favorite here. ALL of these are amazing!

spacedlaw said...

A great collection. I particularly like the view of the cruiser at the end of the street.

Chantelle @ photomommy said...

Love the crocuses!

The French Bear said...

Ahhh, I would love to be there, especially to see that beautiful building. I love the details and the architecture, so wonderful. Was that lady making lace or spinning? That looked very interesting, and a doll holding bobbins!!! Wonderful photos, I had to smile at the workmen, I noticed their dungarees, they must be Skillers, or something like it (remember I sell work clothes)! There is always something neat to see in your pictures, never a dull moment!!!
Hugs,
Margaret B

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