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... prize at risk was his kiddie tablet in that particular pocket. Just imagine. The bells of the cathedral draw us in, plus it is on the way. How come a building that would seat a truck load only has a Morris minor number in it? Still we did our bit Grandmon. We wander back to the magnet that is the Grand Place. The sheer vibe on a Sunday just draws one in. We came across a real nugget, now keep in mind this square could quite possibly have 5,000 people in it at any ...
... to rule in our motherland.
The Black Sea will smile and grandfather Dnieper will rejoice,
For in our own Ukraine fortune shall shine again.
Our persistence and our sincere toils will be rewarded,
And freedom's song will throughout all of Ukraine resound.
Echoing off the Carpathians, and across the steppes rumbling,
Ukraine's fame and glory will be known among all nations.
-Pre 2003 lyrics to Ukrainian national ...
I have so many places that I want to visit, both in Belgium and the rest of Europe, that it's just not going to be possible for me to see everything. However, Bruges and Ghent (or Gent, if you prefer the Flemish spelling) were high on my list. I'd been through the Gent train station several times but hadn't ever really seen anything of the city. I'd heard it was a big student city, but that it was popular with tourists. People kept telling me that, in some ...
... from the exit of the metro stop, not even around a corner if we had been facing the correct direction!
We had a lovely time at the museum. It has a special permanent exhibit that focuses on Iguanadons because there was a large mine in Belgium where the most Iguanadon skeletons ever found were uncovered. The display was quite interesting with interactive features that both kids liked. Sage was especially ...
... a jockey - no idea what the occasion is though.
Apparently he has over 700 costumes and they are on display in the Brussels Museum in Grand Place. I went and had a look and there were some brilliant ones on show. Just about every country has donated a costume but I am ashamed to say that Australia has not. Poor show Australia - we need to immediately rectify this situation and send the poor lad some Bondi Rescue budgie smugglers!!