In the northwest Belgian province of Hainaut there is a town called PÃ©ruwelz
that sits right on the border with France…
and it is here that I’ve come specifically to see the Maison du Parc Naturel,
a modern house that has a tree-top walkway some 16 meters above ground:
Unfortunately, of all the days in the month that I am here, it is closed on this day. So I will have to return another day for the walk among the branches. For today, I am grounded in the forest around the house…
After an hour enjoying the cool weather under the shade of the tall trees, I walk back out to the town center anchored by the Basilique Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours :
Tomorrow we’ll hit two more towns in this region.