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... cream in a park. Then it was time to haul our bags over to the Eurostar departures. My first observations on Eurostars has been altered somewhat as this train had the seating in the group of fours way with two pairs staring at each other and fighting for leg room. Shame! That took us to Brussels where we collected our bikes and didn't get on our connecting train! It's a shame to not use those tickets, (if anybody wants ...
... to Manneken Pis - the famous ******* statue of the young boy. It was smaller then what we expected but very crowded, it's was at a corner of a street and draws thousands. En route we went to at least 2 chocolate shops to buy handmade local chocolates - all of them were excellent. Then we came back to the suare and there is this Balkan Art festival on - very lively atmosphere with people doing fol dances along with the public in the ...
... me. I am so incredibly thankful to my friend for pushing me to apply. I've had the time of my life, and met fantastic (and not so fantastic, let's be honest) people. If I were to have the opportunity, I would go back and work more there. I don't think I'd consider moving permanently - after all, I love my family too much - but another contract would be just the ticket.
That's it. Reunion time in Santorini. Somebody bring kriek and waffles, please.
... square and doing a lot of window shopping I decided to dig into a delicious warm chocolate coated belgium waffle- DELISH! We then made the obligatory stop at the Mannekin Pis- this is a very a small statue of a urinating cherub known as the mascot of Brussels. The peeing boy was so small- I expected the statue would be much bigger so I was a little disappointed but happy at the same time happy to tick ...
... 1200 and 1500. For nearly 1000 years it has been the most important church in this largely Catholic country. I've visited hundreds of churches in Europe, but this one had the most beautiful stained glass windows I have even seen. The royal weddings and funerals take place here as well.
From there we wandered through Parc de Bruxelles. Pretty, but certainly not Central Park, or even Bethpage ...