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My first attempt at using TravelPod to record our travels so here goes.......
trip was a weekend getaway to Brussels with friends Alison & Alan.
It started bright and early at he Eurostar Terminal at St Pancras
We brought the glasses (plastic, of course) and Alison brought the champagne! …
... town hall that borders the gran place. About 10 minutes walk from the centre we stroll through the botanical gardens and pass the finance quarter with tall modern glass buildings that wouldn't look out of place in NYC. Staying in the gran place we sit to admire the view and enjoy a beer one of the bars with a small terraced area on the square. We buy a few truffles to enjoy ...
The next hour was spent sorting out travel plans for tomorrow and again to our disappointment realised going to Bruges then onto Amsterdam was just not possible or reasonable as it would only give us 2hours or so to explore Bruges. We finally booked a bus to Amsterdam, as it was significantly cheaper than the train, wrote to the train company regarding our lost diary and left the room to enjoy the nightlife of Brussels.
... and then headed to the most unimpressive statue given the largest attention in the world. Yes folks we went to see the small boy peeing into a trough – the Manneken Pis. There are mixed legends concerning why he is so important but he is driving a large amount of tourists Euros expenditure him in all sorts of souvenirs that were being bought up around him.
After a lunch stop we still had some cycling time left in us so we headed to St ...
... at a cool bistro. All of our food came out looking like a work of art and it was delicious. Isabel has known Andrew's family since she was 17 when she studied abroad in L.A. as a guest at Andrew's grandparents' house. They've all remained extremely close since then and it was fun just listening to them all talk about their family and remember times from when the kids were little. After dinner they took us to a nearby bar that has salsa dancing ...