Martin's Grand Hotel Waterloo
Travel Blogs from Waterloo
... they have a huge hill (or hameau in local language) with 226 steps and rises to 41metres with a massive cast iron lion on the top (weighing in at around 28tonnes) which we (stupidly) climbed in the heat - needless to say we were in dire need of cold refreshment after our descent. They also have some interesting film footage depicting the battle and a small waxworks museum opposite. On the weekends during ...
Today was the day, a day unlike any other. I guess one might say that about every day and technically they might be correct but in the sense of experiencing something truly special, truly unique, today was unlike any other. 12 families were hounoured today in a beautiful and emotional ceremony highlighted by an incredibly touching and heartfelt speech by Shimon Peres, thanking not just the honoured families but all Belgians for the bravery, courage and humanity they showed during ...
... Saw that graffiti is not just a SoCal issue! :(. Walked across the river and took a few pictures. Did not get a good feel for the place, so I went back to the station to start my blog. I do have to say I am a bit confused. There are roads here and there are some very nicely paved sidewalks/plazas. What I am used to is areas like that are for people. What I found out quickly is either it is for vehicles as well or there are ...
... s office and residence (like No. 10 Downing St), the King's Palace, lovely gardens and many statues and monuments. Some the buildings had gold decorations on them - not sure if it is real gold.
The view from the top of a hill was particularly picturesque.
We looked in a number of shops, including chocolate shops and tapestry shops - Veronica liked those. We saw the 'little boy' monument - a very famous one in Belgium - as the story goes, this little boy saved the city ...
... built for Expo '58, the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.
The Atomium stands 102 meters (335 ft) tall and has nine steel spheres connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times.
Tubes connect the spheres along the 12 edges of the cube and all eight vertices to the center. ...
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- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed