Belgian Farms

20140107-163343.jpg
I love happening upon unusually tantalizing and irresistible subjects for a blog post.

Belgian smallholdings are a case in point. After two drives through the Belgian countryside this past week, I’m impelled to introduce everyone to this understated scenic attraction.

In contrast to flat northern French paysage (vast unending tracts of farmland with scattered clusters of habitation) and English farmland (slightly less vast but still fairly big fields with isolated farm buildings), the Belgian countryside around Zeebrugge is a quaint patchwork of perfect little farmsteads and neat outbuildings evenly dotted across the fields within shouting distance of each other.

I was entranced by these toy farms and their pint-sized fields. Taking photos as we zoomed past was not easy, but here are just a few visual treats.

Vive la difference.

20140107-164457.jpg

20140107-164514.jpg

Advertisements

Respond to Belgian Farms

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s