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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... fair. It stands over 100 meters tall and is shaped as an iron crystal magnified 158 billion times. We didn't go to the top of the Atomium, but it apparently offers quite the panoramic views.
On our final day in Belgium we took a day trip to Antwerp and Bruges in the Northern, or Flemish, part of Belgium where Dutch is the main language. It was funny being so close to Amsterdam, which was our starting point 6 months ...
... even in the cool weather the spots were packed.there is also the old medieval castle and Groot Vleeshuis built in the 1400s. A very pretty city. We went to a really cute rest/bar collared Mosquito Coast on a recommendation from Claire's friend Bente. It was on a number of levels with cozy living room furniture in one part and more bar like tables in another. There are 2 patios and lots of travel memorabilia.. Claire and I had a ...
... is a copy.
I walked back down to the old town afterward with Barbara Brosh, who turns out to be Allie Brosh's aunt. Allie Brosh writes a hilarious website called Hyperbole and a Half, but she's been suffering from depression for well over a year so hasn't been keeping up the website. According to Barbara, she's doing well and is working on her book. She said she'll tell Allie she met a fan. :)
Barbara stopped at the hotel, and I went off ...
Spent the morning in Mons catching up on a few things Steve wanted to see including St Symphorien Military Cemetery which contains the graves of the First English soldier killed in WWI and the last one - just an hour before the Armistice.
I then spent the afternoon tracking down an Art Nouveau house that I had seen in a picture. As it was a little out of the city, I decided to drive in rather ...
... saw a convenience store/souvenir shop with a bunch of beers in the window. Guess what they had? DELIRIUM RED!!! We bought two and haven't drank them yet - but we brought them with us to London and will drink them at some point!
We found the Mannekin Pis fountain (a Brussels landmark) and found that he was dressed as a Chinese man. (Basically, whenever dignitaries & political figures for the European Union and NATO come to visit, they bring him ...