Holiday Inn Express Mechelen City Centre
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... had to be done. Boring!!! Parked up in Merchtem for the night just north of Brussels, still miserable outside. But we keep our selves busy with planning our next route and modifying skippy to make our life's easier, it also helps having fantastic company...... Added some more photos of Skippy ...
... Road album cover), but it was difficult due to tons of traffic. Lots of other tourists were doing the same thing.
After some picture taking, we went to dinner at a place in Covent Garden called "Porters". It was GREAT! I had shepherd's pie (lamb, peas, onions, gravy, topped with mashed potatoes) and a side salad. Tina had some amazing English beef - a filet! She also had a bowl of the Tomato Basil soup (which was fantastic) and I had a pea soup ...
... on playing the organ.
We decided to eat locally, and ate a seasonal Flemish specialty of severely overcooked white asparagus (but the nutmeg made a nice touch), and then Marion had a dish of creole chicken (with bananas and other fruit) while David had a beef and beer stew. Marion finished off with a fresh mint tea (but which seemed to contain something else as well). The dinner was surprisingly expensive (largely because of the ...
... square called the Grand Place. The square is lined with some of the most beautiful buildings I have ever seen. Most of them date back to the 1600's. (I'll upload pics)
We walked around and found the Museum of Chocolate, a bit of a disappointment, but cool non the less. The beer hall we found next did not disappoint at all! We ordered beers (Triples) and the national dish, Mussels w/ Fries and Mayo. The beer was incredible, Ben you would be in heaven! ...
... made out of chocolate as you wound your way up stairs of a very old house. It was something to be admired and I would recommend to anyone that ever goes to Belgium to definitely try it.
After that, our one goal was to find the mannequin pis. For those of you that don't know, this is a famous statue of a little boy, peeing. Thousands of people come to see it everyday. Sadly, because it was cultural day, it was covered up by a cultural ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed