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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 …
... stop on at the Tintin boutique, we stopped at a restaurant with a very laid back vibe called "Fin du Siecle". We sipped on a Leffe Brun and a Peach beer while dining on some delicious grilled shrimp brochettes on basmati and grilled gambas (big shrimp) with a baked potato. The meal tasted just like home-cooking. Fantastique! Tonight was an early to bed night as we are heading home tomorrow! One more blog to ...
... 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 ...
... well preserved, we both stood in awe for quite some time.
We finally found a map and worked out our location and went in search for Mannikin Pis. On the way we found a giant painting of a comic strip of Tintin, it was fantastic and apparently there are hundreds throughout the city.
We found Mannikin Pis easily and were surprised at how small he was. As we were about to leave the fountain in search for his sister we were stopped by ...
... br> Next up I went to the Belgium brewers museum,
this was a good museum and gave free samples. After a few beers it
was time for lunch, so I walked around a found a place that sold
gyros. This was one of the best gyros that I had and it was in
Brussels. From the palace area I started heading to the cartoon
museum, but along the way I got lost and found the Brussels bank
museum, so I had a look in here as it was free to enter. An
interesting museum but there ...