Wish I had a bicycle

One recommendation when visiting the Elbe valley: try to avoid using a car. Roads that aren’t accessible and few parking spots give the car driver a hard time. And spots like this one are easily missed. It has been on my wishlist for a while, and I knew approximately where I needed to be… but had some difficulty locating it exactly. WIth a bicycle I … Continue reading Wish I had a bicycle

An unexpected goodbye

A little time spent along the tracks at De Pinte resulted in this photo of a grain train hauled by a BB36000 locomotive. I didn’t know this would be my last photo of this kind of engine in Belgium, but until now they haven’t reappeared on Belgian tracks. Who knows what the future will bring… I definitely appreciated seeing these cousins of the SNCB/CFL 13/3000 … Continue reading An unexpected goodbye