Tag Archives: Hallerbos

More than bluebells

The Hallerbos is much more than only bluebells. Yes, the millions of delicate purple flowers are world-famous, and the single reason why thousands of people flock together here every day at the height of the season. Yet there is a … Continue reading

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Unexpected bluebells

This time of year, thousands of people are awed by the Purple Forest, the beautiful Hallerbos close to Brussels, with its endless tapestries of bluebells. Tourists come from all over the world, making the romantic scenery suffer more, year after … Continue reading

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Bluebell-beauties: a gallery

Some eye candy: scroll through pictures of beeches and bluebells from the Hallerbos in the gallery on the right. As an assistant in the course on forest types at our university, I spent several hours of my springtime in the … Continue reading

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Beech and bluebell

This week brought the field course to the ‘Hallerbos’, Brussels world-famous forest with the purple bluebell carpet. Of course it is mostly this endless see of purple that attracts the thousands and thousands of tourists every year (oh, dear lord, … Continue reading

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Hallerbos

I am preparing half a day course on forest types for the 3d years at our university. The course will be completed with an excursion to the Hallerbos, one of the most beautiful and world-famous forests in Belgium. The forest is known for … Continue reading

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