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... all the trendy without being trendy Brusseleirs were mixing it with tourists out on the pavement of almost every bar, street corner, park or steps. We had our first of many Belgian beers at one of Place St Gery’s happening bars and chatted to 2 young guys from Antwerp who were in Brussels for the day on business, and wanted to know how Australians viewed Belgium, and if we thought they were very leftist. Ha!! We sat and had the obligatory cone of “Belgian” fries ...
... He walked me to the tram stop, and just as the tram came, he gave me his business card. I got home, put it on my desk and forgot about it. He sent me a Facebook message (which I didn’t see), and then the next Thursday we bumped into each other again. Since then, we’ve hung out several times. We arranged to meet at a tram stop downtown around 7:30. As we walked down the Rue Neuve, he said, “Before we go to St Catherine’s, ...
... 1.2kg. I know size varies but the best I could figure was 75-80 mussels. I ate them all and Joanne finished her Flemish stew which must have had 10-12oz of beef and an extremely tasty sauce.
We leave Belgium tomorrow having tried their waffles, cheese, chocolate and frites but managing to avoid Brussel sprouts. I have not, however, mentioned my other main tastings done, Belgian beer. They brag about the number of breweries and types of beer they ...
... for Expo '58. . Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn with interiors by architects André and Jean Polak, it stands 102 m (335 ft) tall. Its nine 18 m (59 ft) diameter stainless steel clad spheres are connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 ...
... not a good situation to be in.
We reached our hotel and made a game plan for the next 48 hours. We were all so scared. However, the next day the anxiety toned down a little and we headed to Brussels--Central for a day in the city. I can atleast say that the city was gorgeous! We visited churches and monuments. We also toured a Belgium brewery and ate Belgium waffles! It was a wonderful day and we were all happy again.
The next stop...Brugge.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet