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Tongeren – Amazing antique market

“I am sitting here with the smile of a Cheshire cat feeling as relaxed and rejuvenated as I would after a day at the spa. I have found my Mecca, at least on Sundays.” It might sound a bit dramatic, but truly, for antique lovers, history aficionados, museum goers, or flea market treasure seekers, this […]

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Brussels, Belgium — Grand Place Plus

Go to Brussels: I love Brussels. A beautiful, friendly, historic town within easy day-trip distance has everything that you could want from history and culture, to zoos and amusement parks, to delicious chocolates and waffles worth camping on the corner for. The drive: Almost exactly 1.5 hours by car unless you hit traffic. Avoid the […]

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Large Antique Shop – Ophoven. BL

Reader Recommendation… Here is where some friends found a beautiful hall tree for only 30 Euros and some wonderful old wooden picture frames. This is a place where bargains can be found, but you might have to dig a little. Efel Antiquein Ophoven, BelgiumN 51 degrees 07.331E 005 degrees 48.041 Open Weekends Looking for something […]

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Liege Market, Belgium

Where can you buy your eggs, dried kiwi, brie round, tacky t-shirt, and a live peacock all in one convenient location? Ever Sunday morning from 0800 until 1400, there is a very large market called La Batte in Liege, Belgium, only about an hour from GK. So, when my mother came to visit, I took […]

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Drielandenpunt

Drielandenpunt Viergrenzenweg 97 6291 BM VAALS Tel +31 (043) 306 52 00 Fax + 31 (043) 306 59 45 E-mail info@drielandenpunt.nl http://www.drielandenpunt.nl/   In Vaals, NL, only about 45 minutes from the GK area, you’ll find Drielandenpunt. The “Three land point” is the highest point in the Netherlands and the place where the borders of […]

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