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Sleep-in until 9am, then into town for breakfast of omelette, croissant and bacon roll.
Visited the tourist information office who told us there was nothing on in town today - how wrong they were!
Wandered via the old square, but as it was raining there weren't too many takers at what they describe as "the longest bar in Europe". In reality the seating for the 37 cafes that surround the ...
... in Ottignies.
Louvain-la-Neuve is a purpose built university town created in 1968 when violent protests in Leuven forced the French portion of Leuven University to leave town and create their own campus (literally "the new Leuven").
The Herge Museum was incredibly good, even for someone who has never read a Tin Tin comic, and took us almost 2 hours to go ...
... round building, showing the battle from all sides. With loud sound effects, it really was most impressive. On again eastwards across Belgium. Arrived at Hasselt, home of To and Huget. Fiona had lived with them and their children for a year through AFS in1997, and we had last seen them some years ago. Great to be welcomed like old friends and much catching up to do over To's wonderful ...
... in getting used to walking around in the cold. I must admit I spent most of my time going in and out of caffes, writing in my journal. One good thing did manage to come out of the day. As I was sitting in a caffee called verCaffe, no one was paying any attention to me whatsoever. Everyone was speaking a language I could not identify because at that time I had not learned from Bernard that the official language is Flemish, a mixture of German ...
... pictures. Next I saw Arsenal (one of the most popular Belgian bands), Diplo, Metallica and Boys Noize. That night I stayed up quite late with some new Belgian friends wandering around the campsite meeting many new people and dancing until the sun came up the next morning. On Saturday, I saw Yelle, Anti-Flag, Bloc Party but then I took a nap because I was so exhausted from the entire weekend. Luckily I woke up in time to hear Soulwax spin a ...
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