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  1. Linda Dornfeld
    January 28, 2014 @ 7:41 am

    I remember Venice in February 2011 – end of Carnivale- sleeting, snowy, fogging, romantic….your photos bring back those memories. Delightful!

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    September 7, 2012 @ 8:01 am

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    September 4, 2012 @ 8:11 am

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    August 28, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    […] While we were in Brussels, we went through the City Hall to a balcony to get a good view of the flower carpet from above. The City Hall building is a magnificent building all gothic spiky and just covered in […]

  5. Jeremy Branham
    August 18, 2012 @ 9:10 pm

    That is really impressive! Not only to make something that big but to think that it is all flowers?!

    • Andrew
      August 21, 2012 @ 11:53 pm

      I find it more impressive that the flowers manage to stay brilliant for several days. It was withering hot this year.

  6. Zoe French
    August 18, 2012 @ 3:28 pm

    Beautiful! I had no idea Brussels (which is a fantastic city, by the way) did this. Reminds me of the infiorata in Italy! Are these actual flowers or just petals?

    • Andrew
      August 21, 2012 @ 11:52 pm

      We really quite enjoyed our few days in Brussels. More stuff about it coming up as well. The flower carpet is only every 2 years for a few days at a time, so it is easy to see why you could overlook that they do it. Yes, they are full flowers.

  7. Wends of Journeys and Travels
    August 18, 2012 @ 8:57 am

    OMG, i love this. awesome flowers and inspiring. You captured the flower carpets very well. :)

    • Andrew
      August 21, 2012 @ 11:51 pm

      Thanks. Good subject to photograph. We had a great vantage point too.