Le 1815 Hotel
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Belgium: Where the beer is good, the chocolate is even better and the fries are always hot.
It is claimed that fries originated in Belgium, but don't say that to someone in France. Both countries claim ownership of the brilliant idea to fry up a potato and I think I am going to side with Belgium.
All over Brussels there were friteries, or fry shops, serving up fresh fries with a long list of sauces ...
... from the exit of the metro stop, not even around a corner if we had been facing the correct direction!
We had a lovely time at the museum. It has a special permanent exhibit that focuses on Iguanadons because there was a large mine in Belgium where the most Iguanadon skeletons ever found were uncovered. The display was quite interesting with interactive features that both kids liked. Sage was especially ...
... a jockey - no idea what the occasion is though.
Apparently he has over 700 costumes and they are on display in the Brussels Museum in Grand Place. I went and had a look and there were some brilliant ones on show. Just about every country has donated a costume but I am ashamed to say that Australia has not. Poor show Australia - we need to immediately rectify this situation and send the poor lad some Bondi Rescue budgie smugglers!!
Forgot to mention on Saturday's blog - while having lunch with Jean-Philippe and family, we got a phone call on Veronica's mobile - by the time Veronica got it out of her bag it rang out - a missed call from our son Peter's girlfriend Rachel.
Veronica hit the return call button and got a French speaking man on the phone - she couldn't understand him, and after a few fumbling attempts to communicate she hung up.
A few moments later the mobile rang and Veronica answered and ...
... is French speaking. Apparently there is some rivalry between the two.
JP said that Brugge is called the little Venice bacause of its many canals - and that it is very beautiful. We weren't disappointed!
There was a Sunday market as we exited the carpark, with a veteran car display which JP enjoyed. Cycling is big in Brugge - ...