Week of fries in Belgium

It is a controversial topic of how fries ended up being named as ‘French fries’ while it was originally discovered in Belgium. The Belgians in general speak three different languages, dutch, french and german. Some source say that, fried potatoes were served by french speaking natives to American soldiers who arrived in Belgium during World War I. As the deep fried potatoes were served by … Continue reading Week of fries in Belgium

Indian culture followers in Belgium, Radhadesh

In the hilly region of  Ardennes Belgium you can find a beautiful temple Radhadesh. This is exactly not a temple but a fairy tale castle. Lord Radha-Krishna is worshiped in this castle. The castle was built at around 11th  century and was bought by ISKON in the year 1979. The main mission of ISKON includes, Spreading and educating spiritual knowledge to achieve unity and peace … Continue reading Indian culture followers in Belgium, Radhadesh

Tulips in Antwerp

This is one of my favorite event organized at Antwerp once in every two year, around mid April. This takes place in a field at Berendrecht, Antwerp. Around 160,000 tulips are grown in this region every two years. It is said that around 450 years back, first tulip bulbs arrived from Antwerp port. A huge celebration was thrown during the harvest. The tradition still continues. … Continue reading Tulips in Antwerp

Sri Kamadchi Temple,Hamm Germany

We found this beautiful temple in Hamm, Germany. The temple was built in 2002 and is the largest Dravida Hindu temple of Europe. This temple was built by Indian sculptors. The rituals performed here was same as that of India. Felt like I was in India. There were several Gods inside the temple and the main Goddess was Sri Kamadchi (Kamakshi). In front of the temple … Continue reading Sri Kamadchi Temple,Hamm Germany