life through the lens
Belgium is part of the Euro Zone
The focus of Lier is the Grote Markt, lined by a row of bar-restaurants - Lier
In the centre of the Grote Markt is the Stadhuis (town hall) - Lier
The best place I found for a beer was at Zimmerplein, shown here with Zimmertoren at the end.
Across the water and on towards the Grote Markt - Lier
A picturesque section of the canal that meanders through the centre of Lier
All peaceful and quiet on the canal - Lier
St Gummaruskerk looms large from Aragonstraat - Lier
St Gummaruskerk is a huge Gothic church - Lier
Construction of St Gummaruskerk began in the 14th century though the tower dates to the 18th century - Lier
Begijnhoven were refuges for Catholic women that sprung up from the 12th century across Belgium and the Netherlands - Lier
On my way back from the old quarter to the train station and on to Baarle via Turnhout - Lier
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