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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,a grandmothe and 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, August 28, 2011

Weekly Winners, the Chateau

Weekly Winners is hosted by Lotus, AKA Sarcastic Mom at I am Lotus.
It's easy, grab your camera, post some of your favorite photos of the week that has past and join the fun!

My favorite photos this week are from the Chateau Marnix de Sainte Aldegonde in Bornem.
It looks like a castle from a fairy tale, and is completely furnished and decorated inside, as the owners still live in it. Unfortunately, we were not allowed to take photos inside, but the beautiful views of the castle and the river Schelde where it is situated made me glad I did bring my camera!

This is the view from the backside of the castle.


Tara R. said...

That is a gorgeous castle. I'm stunned that it's still a private residence.

Wanda..... said...

Couldn't begin to imagine the experience or expense of living in such an enormous home, but it would be wonderful to explore.

Sarah Cass said...

What a gorgeous castle! The grounds are simply stunning!

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous building. A castle. How incredibly huge. I love it!

ComfyMom~Stacey said...

Wonderful collection! What a great castle!

JeNae@The Terrace Housewife said...

One day, my husband will wisked me off to Europe and I'll be able to see castles & such. Great pictures :)

Jeanette said...

Wow, you've made me want to travel again

Maude Lynn said...

How beautiful!

Secret Agent Mama - Mishelle Lane said...

What a gorgeous place! I'm envious!

Denise said...

Absolutely beautiful!!

Unknown said...

Such beautiful shots!

Suburban Girl said...

Wow, that is an enormous castle. It kind of reminds me of a place near me that is no more. It was magnificent, but it was destroyed by the wrecking ball because there was no one with the funds or interest to purchase it and maintain it. Very sad when things of beauty are destroyed.

Carletta said...

Ahhh....the very images fairytales are made of!
Wonderful shots!

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