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... Pis, but I really couldn't be bothered. I visited Rue des Bouchers which is a street famous for its tightly packed restaurants, pushy waiters and scams that involve advertising cheap meals on boards out the front but then hitting you with services fees, delivering food that you never ordered and so on. But I have to say, 10 Euro for a steak with chips, salad and sauce did seem like a good deal. It was still early so I decided to walk up to a chocolate shop that I'd read ...
... to stay awake and reset our internal clocks. We also got our first glimpse of the Grand Place, Brussels' main city square and Town Hall. The buildings are majestic, intricate, decorated in gold leaf, and oh so European!
Today was our first "official" day touring Brussels and it began sunny and warm. We ate breakfast at Gaufre de Bruxrelles, a waffle house, right across the street. We shared eggs, thin sugar crepe-style ...
Location : On the shores of Senne between Brughes and Ghent
Language : Dutch- French
Currency : Euro
Sites to visit: Grand Place, Manneken Pis, Atomium
Gastronomy: Moules frites, waffle, great desserts
Cities near: Antwerp, Gent, ...
... boots and socks on the air dryers and this really helped as they were high powered dryers.
We got on the train, spent 2 hours travelling and by lunch we were in Brussels!
If you have never heard of Brussels, it is basically known for 3 things-it’s architecture, which is both medieval and modern depending on where you are; Chocolate-as in Belgian chocolate…the best thing you could ever want to eat that puts all other chocolate to shame ...
... there, looking at all the nice buildings and rivers. Nice town - didn't find out about the gin bar until after we got home!! Got some lunch in Pizza Hut.
Continued on the train to Bruges. We went to a Frozen themed ice sculpture event which was just outside train station. It was full of sculptures of Disney characters and even a castle with an ice slide - it was mostly just kids on the ice slide but Dave decided to have a go aswell! Everything was really ...