BELGIUM – In a region of pleasant, rolling hills to the south west of Brussels, a few kilometers south of the border between Dutch and French-speaking Belgium, lies the village of Rebecq. It is a surprisingly pleasant place, which is why my dad and I have often gone for a walk there. I have gathered my favourite pictures I took on those walks in this post.
THE NETHERLANDS – One of the country’s many polders, or areas with controlled water levels, the Maatpolder used to be on the coast of the Zuiderzee, a bay of the North Sea. But the Zuiderzee was closed off by the Afsluitdijk in 1932, transforming it into the Ijsselmeer. Part the Ijsselmeer was later drained, and the province of Flevoland arose on new land opposite the Maatpolder,