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Leuven part 2 - the Park Abbey

Leuven

In the previous article about Leuven I told you about some of the many, many fascinating places to visit there, which filled the article. Now I will tell you about the jewel in the crown - the Park Abbey.

Leuven, a Belgian treasure trove of wonders

Published: Thu 12 Apr 2018

The university

Belgium is so understated and overlooked. It is so near to us, and yet we do not know all the fascinating places there. Leuven is a good example of this.

The misty mountains of Wakayama

Published: Thu 22 Mar 2018

The entrance gates to Koyasan temple complex, with the author showing his official armband allowing photography

The name Wakayama translates as the poetry of the mountains, and is most appropriate for this region of Japan.

On the trail of Johann Sebastian Bach part 1

Published: Fri 02 Feb 2018

The wonderful interior of the Bach Church in Arnstadt

Each year the central German region of Thuringia hold a Bach week - although as there are concerts on all year round, it is worth going there at any time as travel writer Ron Smith discovered......

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