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... Eventually with another night booked a free chocolate waffle we set off to explore the city of Brussels. The city has a metro system, an underground tram and a train system all running out of the same stations. We managed to navigate these and make our way into the city. We found the meeting point of our walking tour and then went to explore while we waited. The market square is just beautiful. All four sides are intricately decorated buildings. We found ...
The taxi driver arrived promptly on Wednesday morning for my day trip to Brussels. He spoke a little English and was very friendly and willing to engage in conversation.
I caught the Thalys train at 8.25am from Gare du Nord. This was a lovely experience. First class air travel was out of my league but my Eurail pass was first class. This hour long trip came with a lovely breakfast and pleasant service. One of the staff asked if ...
... much of a chance to talk to Mr. Plunkett until the end of the evening, but he was very gracious and welcoming. Both he and his wife struck me as genuinely nice people, and she even announced raffle ticket numbers in English, French and Dutch.
Fastforward to a few hours later, after several glasses of champagne (on my part, not the driver's), too many shrimps and chicken legs, and a healthy serving of grapes and camembert (my reasoning ...
... spoke English, French, and Russian. I chatted with her a bit in Russian, and she told me that she was from Grozny and had been in Belgium for over half of her life. A few moments later, the owner, returned. “Who of you speaks Russian?” he yelled. I put up my hand, and he looked at me. “It’s your background, or what?” After I explained, he paused for a moment and looked thoughtful. “You’re hired!” he laughed. ...
Venice Water taxi from San Stea to Ferrovia (train station)
Italia Rail high speed Train from Venice to Rome.
Commuter train called The Leonardo Express to Roma Fiumicino Airport.
British air from Rome to London.
Connection to Brussels, Belgium.
We made our tight connection, but our luggage didn't....... So No luggage.
Not a good way to end a 15 hour travel day.