Oud-Rekem, Zuid-Willemsvaart kanaalNovember 9, 2017 in Belgium
We'd decided to make our way back towards the east of Belgium and the Ardennes. As we travelled through National Park Hoge Kempen, the terrain became a little more hilly and woodland replaced the rows of trees planted along either side of the road that had been the norm recently.
The motorhome parking at Oud-Rekem was beside the Zuid-Willemsvaart kanaal. It had no facilities and there were no other vans when we arrived. A dutch barge occasionally passed by, as did a few teams of hardy rowers getting shouted at by megaphone weilding coaches on bikes.
We'd planned to cycle or canoe but the weather was so wet, windy and bitter that we didn't even feel like exploring the nearby town. Instead Vicky got stuck in to knitting and crochet projects and Will entertained her by playing his guitar.Read more