05/02/2014 10:29 am ET

Daily Life In The Heart Of Europe: Belgium (PHOTOS)

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  • Thousands of Bluebells bloom in a forest near Halle, south of Brussels, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (Yves Logghe/AP)
  • Empty tracks at the Brussels South train station on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. (Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)
  • A man walks along a Japanese Pagoda tree next to the Royal greenhouses of the Royal Palace in Laeken, near Brussels, Friday, April 18, 2014. (Yves Logghe/AP)
  • A visitor takes a picture in one of the greenhouses of the Royal Palace in Laken, near Brussels, Friday, April 18, 2014. (Yves Logghe/AP)
  • Cafes and horse carriage with tourists in the Marketplace in beautiful downtown Bruges Belgium June 21, 2006. (UIG/Getty Images)
  • Overall view of the town of Durbuy. (Education Images/UIG/Getty Images)
  • A Belgian beer shop is seen near la Grande Place on February 19, 2008 in Brussels, Belgium. (Mark Renders/Getty Images)
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    The Cathedral of Antwerp serves as a backdrop for a completed floating pontoon bridge built by Belgian and Dutch army engineers on the River Scheldt in Antwerp, Belgium on Saturday, Sept 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
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    View of the flower carpet on Brussels's Grand Place, 12 August 2006. (BENOIT DOPPAGNE/AFP/Getty Images)