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- Non-smoking rooms
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After taking a packed out coach from Bremen at midnight, I arrived in Brussels at 7am and took my suitcases across the city to my hotel in the south. Already by half past 7, it was reaching 25˚C, and although the hotel was just 5 minutes from the station, the cobbled streets on the way there made dragging 55kg strenuous work. Luckily the hotel …
... and Wouter had an Augistiner.we then took at ram back to the train and came back to Brussels. We had some nice rose and snacks at the apt. And then went to a Pizzaria near Claire's but unfortunately it was closed. So then we went to really cute restaurant on Rue Haut called La Folie and had Steak and frites and pasta at 11:00 pm. Wouter and I walked home which took only 20 minutes and felt good after the late dinner. All in all a great ...
... did find HEMA. On the way back, I stopped and got a cone of good Belgian frites with just salt on them and ate them with a teeny fork. So good! And I went into a chocolate shop (La Maison du Chocolat) and bought two pieces: a chocolate cup holding a chocolate ganache topped with crushed hazelnuts. That's some serious yum right there!
Most of us went to a beer tasting later on at Moeder Lambic. It's half-owned by a French guy (Jacques, I think) who ...
... to get public transport out to it. It's Sunday, so the traffic wasn't too bad and with Natasha's help, we made it relatively easily. As much as I like Natasha, she's sometimes a little inaccurate with her directions and sometimes just too late... "Please turn right now". 5 seconds warning would have been nice - now let's just go round the block...
The house was stunning and the photo doesn't do ...
... costume". He is changed into a new costume daily and part of the fun for tourists is to check him out and see what his daily costume is.)
The fountain & mannekin was very small. Just took a few pictures and then headed back to the Grand Place (pretty much the only thing to do/see in Brussels....) at 11am to an outdoor cafe. I tried a beer called Kriek (which was red & tasted like cherries) and Tina had Hooegaarten, which was just a light ...