Mushing courses December 14, 2006Posted by grhomeboy in Sports.
If you’ve ever considered getting into the sport of sled-dog racing, here’s your chance to get started with a two-day weekend course in Todtmoos, Germany, site of the international dog-sled races January 27-28.
The course, offered January through March, costs 445 euros per person, double occupancy, and includes two nights lodging, breakfast and the course.
More information available at the Web site www.todtmoos.net/servlet/PB/menu/1105752/index.html (in English and German).
Sphinx exhibition December 14, 2006Posted by grhomeboy in Arts, Culture.
If you’re fascinated by all things Egyptian and are in Brussels some time through February 25, stop and see the exhibition “Sphinx: The Guardians of Egypt” at the Espace Culturel ING, Mont des Arts at Place Royale 6.
The show is dedicated to the ancient figure with the body of a lion and the head of a man, ram or hawk. It begins with the origins of the sphinx, then looks at its evolution over several Egyptian dynasties. Some 200 works have been loaned from major museums, including the Louvre, British Museum, Museum of New York and Berlin Museum.
The show is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, and until 9 p.m. on Wednesdays (closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day).
The museum’s telephone number is (+32) (0) 2-547-2292. Its Web site is www.ing.be.