one of the first photos I took in Brussels ^^^
I knew back in September when we set out to live in Brussels for 6 months that it was going to be short. I knew that it was going to be a challenge not knowing the language(s) and only knowing a handful of people who live here. I knew it would be 6 months completely different from how I’d been used to living in Virginia for the last 30 years.
What I didn’t know, however, is how truly wonderful all the experiences we’ve had, the friends we’ve made, and the amazing places we’ve visited would be. I mean, I knew it would be pretty cool (it’s Europe!) but I was not prepared for how much we would really enjoy living here. I’ve rounded up a few numbers Mike and I brainstormed about our time here so we can quantify all the beer drinking, train hopping and vintage purchasing we’ve done over the last 6 months (ok, maybe the vintage shopping was just me…)
Although I’m quite sad to leave Belgium, I’m also excited to begin the next chapter in our lives- DC! But before I go, let’s take a trip down rue mémoire: check out some of my favorite photos, visitors and outfits from the last 6 months after the jump! Continue reading