Chateau Saint Jean
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... is still used for this function. It is noted for a small monkey statue on the wall. No-one seems to know why it is there, but it is said that if you rub it, it will bring good luck. And additionally, if your rub it with your left hand, it will improve fertility. Rest assured, I didn't touch the thing with either hand, just in case!!!! (But I was quite alarmed by the people who did rub it with their left hands!). We viewed a tapestry in the ...
... with Abeba Aregawi of Sweden winning a disappointingly slow race. However, there was major carnage with a lap to go when six women went down eliminating her main opposition Jenny Simpson of the USA. We had a good view of the pole vault & Renaud Lavillenie of France the Olympic champion did not disappoint with a brilliant 5.96. Although he only got silver in Moscow, he has easily been the best pole vaulter ...
... with the blown connections at all. Killed off another 4 hours in a train station ,made the platform early and then were sent running around the platform by unhelpful train station employees who gave us bad instructions and then as we ran along side the train it closed it's doors and left without us. I was ready to ripe someone aart by then after no sleep for nearly ...
... And down below is the headless, and handless body of him, all spouting water. Wow, between this and the Mannekin Pis, Belgium really knows how to do its fountains.
The Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kathedraal is the largest Gothic cathedral in Belgium. We made a quick stop in there and also walked around the castle. The castle is by the water and is very small. Also, it’s very old…old enough to be conquered by Vikings at one ...
... at the foot of our bed.
When we did venture out away from our lovely pedestal fan it was still sticking hot. We just managed the 2 minute walk to the market square, checked out the scooter boys and found an AIRCONDITIONED restaurant in which to eat. No contest when it came to choosing because no other place had aircon!
We noticed a group of 'alternate' life style people aka weirdos, sitting away from the main ...
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