Traditional Belgian styles for men and women are modeled after the French clothing style, which was influenced by the French occupation during World War II. The smock and beret are popular apparel worn by men, and the classic huntress dress is favored by Belgian women.
On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant. -unknown
Absolute monarchy - a form of government where the monarch rules unhindered, without any laws, constitution, or legally organized oposition
Government. Belgium is governed under the constitution of 1831 as amended; revisions in 1993 established a federal state. Its government is a federal parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy. The head of state is the hereditary monarch; the head of government is the prime minister.
There are three main geographical regions to Belgium: the coastal plain, the central plateau, and the Ardennes uplands.
I had a go at changing history- maybe not all by myself- I fought the battle of Normandy, I slogged through the Ardennes, and I celebrated the liberation of Paris on the streets with beautiful French girls throwing flowers at me. I said good-bye to my first true love and discovered what I really waned to do with my life. -LeRoy Neiman