Travel Blogs from Beveren
My departure date is coming quite close right now, and I'm getting really excited.
Most of the paperwork is done and I'm ready to go.
We still haven't found a place to call home yet, but we'll find something!
I've decided to set up this blog in order to keep ...
... all the skills in the world and the smooth talking abilities to woo a woman, but without knowledge and proficiency in the French language, I've got nothing - especially around Parisians. I was fortunate to have picked up French after a 4-week intensive course. By no means have I mastered it. But I've come a long way and my confidence continues to rise. My professor told the class that if you don't pronounce well, Parisians won't ...
... buildings and finally to the
luggage collection area. Of course the luggage was late, however it
finally arrived. I got it and discovered that something had leaded
inside, but I couldn't do anything until I got to my hotel.
To get to the hotel I decided to catch the
train into the city and then the metro to the nearest metro station.
It was easy catching the train but there were no signs to guide me. I
made it to one of the main ...
... on the 11th of November 1922. Their tomb is surmounted by an eternal flame.
Botanical Garden is a natural haven of tranquility
The Botanical Garden of Brussels stands on Rue Royale near the Northern Quarter financial district and just a short stroll from San Joost.
Originally founded in 1826, the building itself is composed of a central rotunda with a dome, and two side aisles with windows at the ends. However the gardens are more of ...
... iron crystal, magnified 165 billion times. It was built in 1958 when people still believed atomic energy would save the world. The best part about this mega (and tiny, depends on how you look at it) atom is that you are able to go inside and move from ball to ball. You start at the bottom, then you take an elevator up to the top metal ball and from there, take escalators to the other ones. Of course it costs money, but I thought it was well worth the 8 Euros each. Mind you, ...