Most known for its sugar factory, Tienen is a old and beautiful, if somewhat rundown town of about 30.000 in the hilly Haspengouw (fr: Hesbaye) region of central Belgium. I cycled around the area with a friend on the day that summer turns to winter. (photos taken on 2014-10-19)
1. Tienen station
2. House near Tienen station3. Hoegaarden, a small town famous for the beer of the same name22.214.171.124.8.9.10. Abbey of Neerheylissem, Hélécine municipality, Walloon Brabant11. Landscape near Neerheylissem12. Landscape near Racour, Lincent municipality, Province of Liège
13.14. Back in Tienen, the sugar factory126.96.36.199.19.