Today begins an extended series called Twenty-something Travels. This series will chronicle my adventures in Europe from 2000 to roughly 2004, when I was in my early 20s. Most of these pictures had been in storage until very recently (like, 2 hours ago). Thanks to my HP Deskjet F2480, my trusty steed of a scanner, they are brought to life once again. I hope you enjoy.
We begin in Leuven, Belgium (pruim voor de weg, anyone?).
Enjoy a Stella Artois and a croque monsieur in the shadow of the town's gothic city hall (stadhuis) and you'll never want to leave. Trust me.
Read the chapter "The Flames of Louvain" from Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August and you'll appreciate this place even more.