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... and massive building. We strolled through Jardin du Petit Sablon, admiring the fountain and statues. Just across the street we found Notre Dame du Sablon.
On towards home we made a visit to to Manneken ****. And well. It's just a kid *******. Of course, it's the FIRST statue of its kind, with many quirky legends associated with it, but the thing was tiny (har har) and absolutely mobbed by tourists.
... complete Europe map set. But I digress.
We finally got to the block where the hotel was supposed to be. No hotel. Ron went into a nearby hotel and asked for help. Turns out we had the wrong address for Hotel Mozart. (We talked about two different hotels before making the reservation and MAYBE I put in the wrong address. Don't tell anyone. So we get the right address and try again. After going in literal circles, turning ...
... a pretty view of the church I had just come from. I headed down the street to the Royal Palace, which is closed outside of the summer. The gardens around it were exquisite and the building as a whole was nice to look at. In front of the Palace is a huge park with a straight path from to the senate building. I walked through, admiring the framed views. My next stop was the Cathedral of St. Michael. I found it similar to the Church I had seen earlier. It ...
... perfectly. I had a trip set for Indonesia but with such perfect timing, Depeche Mode was set to headline Rock Werchter Music Festival in Belgium around the time I was scheduled to return to U.S. Logistics worked out in a way that I was able to fly from Indonesia to Belgium as a short stopover en route to Washington, DC.
Not only did I get to watch DM in concert in Belgium, I also reconnected with two lovely friends - Luc who I ...
Today is the big day. We are leaving for the journey that we have been looking forward to for so long. We have been making loads of plans, we have an idea of which countries we are going to visit, but nothing very concrete. For us the most important thing about this journey is the journey itself, going ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Matignon Brussels
We were 5 five friends and stayed at the hotel for 1 night only.
Location is good. Staff were friendly. Service and the facilities are also fine.
I would recommend this to anyone. Tariff was reasonable.
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