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- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to some Belgian waffles, we decided it was time to head back -- and just in time too, as it started to rain as we were heading for the station. We did pop in at the Magnum store, where one could design one's own Magnum bar. We were tempted until we saw the operation up close -- had it been that we ourselves got to do the dipping, etc., it might have been worth it. Ben settled for buying a Magnum bar once we were back in Brussels. Seems like a reasonable compromise to me. ...
... So we weren't off to the best start but we got there in the end! We also spotted Olivier Giroud who plays football for Arsenal in England so that was our celeb spot for the day! We arrived into Brussels, which was huuuuuge! ...should have used the travel actors! Soon enough though we found ourselves at the train station, and then at our hotel. Which from the outside looked like a prison, but was actually quite a cool hotel, that kinda felt like a hostel due ...
... got our hands on the world’s best beer, Westvleteren. Everything about the beer worked. Simply no other way to describe it! It was a dark beer at 12%. So creamy, so tasty. A beer you savored and enjoyed. Even Gem loved it! After the finishing up we had a few more cheeky drinks at the Irish bar (1 euro!). It was getting late and we had a full day tomorrow so around 1 we started to head home. This was when some drama really began. Gem and I had a little drunken ...
... only 2.5 hours. We landed on time at 9.30 am and the
temperature was -30C and IT WAS SNOWING! First time either of us has seen snow
actually falling! Aleisha was waiting
for us and had the car parked just outside the terminal but we had to have a
quick run around in the snow and catch it as it fell!
Oh and our international
travelling companion, Wally, is again with us on this trip!
Our journey was off to an amazing ...
Our first day here has been pretty miserable, cold and dark....
We walked in to town, past some lovely old buildings but had difficulty capturing the beauty due to the overcast nature of the day and lack of tripod.
Tried to find the Christmas Markets - couldn't! got angry thinking we had come ...