All posts tagged: France

A flea market marathon: Braderie de Lille 2014

Sledges at the Braderie de Lille

Flea market, garage sale, car boot sale … Magical words that usually come just after ‘food’ on my to-do list when travelling. As such, I’m steadily building up my international vocabulary and my eyes are now well-trained at spotting signs of upcoming flohmärkte, trödelmärkte, rastros, brocantes, marchés aux puces and vides greniers. So, when I heard about the Grande Braderie de Lille and its fabled 100km of …