Avoiding Belgium








Notwithstanding the lure of Belgium beer, and the obvious attractions of their wonderful chocolate, remarkable lace, amazing hats and beautiful women, we were both reluctant to head for Belgium. To delay our arrival and, as a much needed diversion, we struck south, until we passed into pleasant seas where we whiled away the time shark fishing. Juan, being a fast swimmer, was excellent bait and who does not enjoy diving into a clear, warm and safe tropical ocean?