Hotel Agenda Midi
Travel Blogs from Saint-Gilles
... about the place. Walking around the central area again in search of a reasonably priced pint. Brussels seems to be an expensive place to live/see. Most places we looked at were 6-8 euros. After much walking we eventually decided we should just cut our losses and sit in a Brasserie overlooking the Grand Place (square). We ordered two Belgian 'blonde' lagers and I have to say, they tasted pretty bloody good, even at 8 euros each! The atmosphere in the square was strangely soothing ...
... is north? It is very hard to tell on an over cast day with tall buildings all around. After a bit of help from google maps we dropped our bags off at the 0 star hotel (cheaper than hostels and you get your own room). We then went off to explore the city. We walked through some very flash shopping centers and ended up at the town square where the buildings had great detail and plenty of gold paint which ...
... where you could sample local chef's creations....Claire had some Vietnamese lettuce rolls and Wouter and I shared some hand made ice cream. It was really busy but quite blustery and cold so we didn't stay too long. We walked through the old town to the Graslei and Korenlei the two banks of the river Leie. The river is more like a canal and the medieval houses are very picturesque and there are many cafes and bar without side ...
... and horrified tourists
http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=GR& client=mv-google&hl=en&v=0j-4Q2 eKgwM&nomobile=1
http://www.lacapitale.be/698122/article /regions/bruxelles/actualite/2013-04-06 /plus-de-600-zombies-dans-les-rues-de-b ruxelles-pour-la-zombifff-parade-pho
At night i went here,just amazing
... from other continents, namely African,
Asian and the odd tinge of the Americas, on the strength of which you
could quite confidently call this city cosmopolitan. A 1-day trek around
Brussels took in the sights of the Laeken and Heysel area as the first
port of call, easily reachable by the underground network which is
sufficiently extensive to allow for the 'Brussels in a day' experience.
The centrepiece of the Heysel area is the molecular-structure of the ...