Christmas night we went into the abbey under an uneasy red sky.
Belgian tradition is to have a big dinner on Christmas Eve, so that’s what we tried to do. We made the trek earlier in the day to the market for bread and veggies and little meat and cheese items, and … Continue reading
Departing Amsterdam, we traveled south by train passing through (or maybe just near) towns like Dordrecht, Roosendal, Antwerp, from Holland into Belgium; transfer at Mechelen station and a second train to Leuven. This is where we’d be spending Christmas.