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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 ...
... a local specialty. I took advantage of the lunch time prices and enjoyed a pot of stemming mussels!
I was anxious about setting up meetings since I hadn't heard back from a lot of my contacts, so I spent the afternoon making calls. In Brussels I first encountered a language barrier challenge. Even though many people speak English in the European Union’s capitol, receptionists who answer ...
... and before you know it, you are in Brussels! The city centre was gorgeous with christmas lights everywhere and Christmas markets all around the streets and squares. You can buy all sorts of things including gluwine and waffles with chocolate and cream which of course we had to have.
We rode on the red tourist bus on two different routes and saw both the centre and the europe parts of the city. It changes dramatically from gorgeous old city architecture ...
... wrappers and being made to hold a beer can, we disapproved but with a smile on our faces! Happily contented after our choccies we headed to the Groenplaats square, which again had a large number of bars around it and a rather posh looking Hilton hotel. As time was getting on we headed back to the car for I had a plane to catch to London!
Epilogue – Antwerp / London / AntwerpThe flight was smooth and made smoother by the small cheese sandwich ...
... 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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