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... the inside. I'm pretty confident I liked them better than Italian gelato! If I studied here, I'd be in big trouble.
Next, we continued to the train station. Because we weren't exactly sure where to go and what ticket to buy, I asked a conductor and he was extremely friendly and helpful. And again, we were on our way!
Brugge was beautiful. It was a little chilly today, but the weather was exactly like fall at home. The streets of Brugge are cobblestone streets ...
... Boulevard de L'Europe, Avenue de Stalingradln, through Place Rouppe Plein, and straight on to Rue du Midi - easy once you've done it once!
We'd booked at the Bedford over the internet. It was 69.05 Euro ($99.75) so we weren't expecting much. Wow - what a surprise! We really did get a last minute special deal! It was like a slightly rundown posh hotel. It was quite big, over 300 rooms, so impersonal. But we had no complaints - apart from the free wi-fi ...
... previously and there was even traffic jams. That's where everyone in Belgium is! As I was coming into Leuven the sign for the town said "*******", so I wasn't sure what to expect ;) There was also graffiti of lego men on their signs, so someone is a comedian. Leuven is a university town. Although it's not massive there are 40,000 students and the quality of the university and the town is similar to Cambridge. With more bikes.
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... need to be willing to explore a little. I mentioned that Brussels was dirty but I should add that it is also very pretty…does that make sense? Just needs a little dusting, well, a lot of dusty and gum removal but haha the buildings are actually quite nice, reminds me of a shorter version of Paris actually and of course the Grand Place is just simply amazing. The museums there from memory were a lot of fun too and the place is ...
Today was the day that I was going to go back
to London and then head back home, but there was still time to see
more of what Brussels had on offer. I got up at 7.15am, had breakfast
and returned to my room. Here I packed my bag completely and got
ready to leave. I took my bag down to luggage storage and checked out
of the hotel.
My aim today was to see a few of the museums. ...