Jacques Brel Youth Hostel
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Seems as though I've been making up for all those missed waffle Sundays I used to have back home. And while in Brussels, how could I not? Fries, Chocolate, Beer, Waffles. Proper nouns for a reason. The claim to fame for Belgium, aside from their fascination with peeing sculptures, and for good reason too.
Sampling the local grub is just …
As my journey to Brussels had been a spontaneous blind booking trip, we did not hav any reservations for a room. We had the adress of a Hostel somewhere in Brussels and made our way there, as we arrived at Brussels in the evening. They told us they had two beds for us for only one night, cause they were totally booked out. We left our things at the …
... who would not budge the train until all those without allocated seat got off the train. From what I could gather no one had allocated seats. It was not until the armed police came on board and arrested an unfortunate French lady for sitting on an allocated seat, that the rule abiding Germans got off. Of course us Brits and more liberated nationalities and that did include the Light Fair 'revelers' sat tight. We were on our way again late VERY LATE.
... br> didn't even need to look at her to know her hand was up and she was
pushing her way to the front. She did a great job and i think I have
some good pics. On our way home we were really lucky to see an electronic light display on one of the big buildings. It was a christmas theme and was huge. It was packed and the kids were going nuts as a huge santa on a sleigh lit up the night sky, its so easy to forget christmas is just around ...
... also showed us some non-traditional chocolate items, such as some chocolate hats and dresses! We went out to the north side of Brussels to see the Atomium, which was a large 180 meter tall structure made for the World's Fair of 1958. This year was it's 50th anniversary. It was a very interesting thing and kind of a novelty to see! We took the metro back into the Grand Palace and went to the Belgian Beer Museum. This museum was ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJacques Brel Youth Hostel Brussels
The Youth hostel seemed to be really organized, it was clean and the breakfast was good, but we only got to stay one night cause it was booked out.
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