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Halloween candy, Brussels

The sweet taste of Halloween

American Halloween is about, yes, all things American; pumpkins and parades, Trick or Treat, getting dressed-up and getting made-up. In the UK, Halloween is about importing all things American, but...

rooftops

From the belfry

View of the terracotta-tiled roofs of the city from the belfort, or medieval belfry, Bruges....

Dark skies

Shades of the Beguine

Bruges is a strangely sinister little town, with deep houses and twitching net curtains. As the sun sets, shadows lengthen and night begins to fall, a strong sense of the...