Holiday Inn Hasselt
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... As I've mentioned in a previous post, the main offices of one of the biggest beer producers in the world is located here. So maybe I shouldn't be so surprised by how well locals know their beers. But still.
He places a tall chalice in front of me with the perfect amount of froth on top. The beer is a light golden colour and quietly fizzes in the glass. ...
It seems fitting for my first full day in Belgium to have a glass of Stella; after all, I am living in the city where it comes from. Leuven is actually home to the headquarters of the world's largest brewing group, Anheuser-Busch InBev. The company also makes Corona, Budweiser, Leffe, Bud Light and many others holding 25 percent of the global beer market.
Leuven is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in Flanders, ...
... overlooking the battlefield, built in 1826. Topped by a bronze lion, commemorating the fact that the Prince of Orange was wounded at the battle. Fantastic views all around. Belgium is so flat, difficult to see where they got any vantage points from. Then we went to see the Panorama. An amazing art feat. Canvas, painted by a French artist in 1915, 100 metres long and 12 metres high, in ...
... rather sad. The town itself was rather charming, though. The city is made of three different markets, one of which is very large and has a monstrous fountain and that is where all the young kids hang out and act like punks. The tourist shopping surrounds it as well. The second market is small and has historical buildings on all sides, while the third--'t Zand--is tagged at this time of year 'the Christmas market' and with good reason. In the center ...
... and said I just like the Belgian people. One thing I did notice is that the Flemish generally spoke much better english. On Friday, Spearhead played! Spearhead is one of my two favorite bands (the other being Ratatat). I felt so blessed to see both of my favorite bands in Europe, in such a short period of time! Spearhead was fantastic and the lead singer Michael Franti came out into the crowd singing, so I was able to get some fantastic, ...