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... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...
... wee-wee, Mr. Winkle, and taking the eternal ****. When we first got to the Grand Place we went to the Maison du Roi/Broodhuis or City Museum. The museum covers the history of Brussels but also contains the outfits that the Manneken Pis is dressed in several times a week. The outfits represent various countries or events, such as an astronaut costume, or an Elvis costume, and frankly ...
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I got a city card (€38 for 48 hours) and I could not recommend one of these more. It may not be renowned for its Eiffel Towers or Arc de Triumphs but there’s still plenty to see. And everything I saw while I was there came free under the card.
... are taken on a 1 hour walking guided tour to most of the major highlights such as the Church of Our Lady (a huge monument), Quai of the Rosary, Market Square with the imposing Basilica of the Holy Blood, Berg Square, & Tanners Square.
We were then bundled onto a Canal Cruise, so what we missed earlier, I think we then saw on the cruise. It was colourful with trees weeping over the canal, white swans scrambling to get out of the way of the ...
... I’m pretty sure that no-one goes to karaoke on their own! I had the book for ages as the selection of songs wasn’t particularly great but I found a Carrie Underwood number that I knew fairly well (Before he Cheats) and wrote that down on the card. I wasn’t first to sing, thank goodness so by the time it was my turn a girl called Michelle from South Africa had already broken the ice. I performed the song and quite enjoyed it really – being ...
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