Lille

A Snake in Wazemmes

Posted by on 14/08/2013 at 8:35 am

wazemmes snake

If you happen to be in Lille, France, there is one neighborhood that you shouldn’t miss: Wazemmes. Just where Rue des Postes meets Rue de Wazemmes, there is a roundabout with a fountain in the middle, which contains this structure that vaguely reminds of a snake. Why oh why I ever left Lille?

Amsterdam to Paris, Check!

Posted by on 21/07/2012 at 6:50 pm

Hi all, long time no see! I left you at the beginning of my bike tour from Amsterdam to Paris, almost three monts ago already! No worries, I have safely come back home since then, only the blogging seems to have suffered from it. I’ll maybe go over it in another post. Here I just want to share a tiny selection of my two-wheeled adventure through the unforgiving spring of 2012!

amsterdam paris bike touring beginning

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“Republique-Beaux Arts”

Posted by on 06/12/2011 at 12:11 pm

lille place de la republique

Lille is the capital of Northern France and the country’s fourth biggest town. The main central square, Place de la Republique, is dominated by the Palace of Fine Arts. I never manged to get in there, maybe because it looks like a haunted manor at night.