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 ...
... far the coldest day I have ever experienced. I was wearing more clothes than I ever had in my life. I felt like a giant snowman. Our tour guide was great. For nearly three hours she toured us around town explaining everything in triplicate. It's not so different to what we do at work as teachers but she was alternating between English, Spanish, and French. She definitely earned her pay that day. We managed to see all ...
... also where I drank the BEST mojito I have ever had) and Kane's gig went down really well. People were loving his music and having a great time, including me.. until after the second set when Kane asked me to get some change from his wallet to give a man buying his cd. I went to get my bag from where I was sitting.... except no bag. Heart fell into stomach at that point. You thought I would have learned from the little episode in Paris to keep my things safe. I ...
... 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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- Pets allowed