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... much in the weeks that I was in Belgium. Taking some weeks off from traveling and getting some much needed R&R was exactly what I needed 7 months into my trip. Belgium was the base for my other side trips to the Netherlands and Denmark.
We had an early start this morning to catch the 06:13 train from Wendover to Marylebone. We travelled on the Eurostar to Brussels and arrived soon after 11. We have just checked into our hostel and had lunch. Our dorm is shared with 12 other people! Clean and tidy though so can't complain! We now plan to go and explore! 18:45 We are back at the hostel after a great first ...
... us to a waffle house where we scoffed our faces with Belgian waffles covered in bananas and belgian chocolate- they were PHENOMENAL! We then hopped onto the metro out to our hostel where we are planning to go for dinner in one of the pretty cafes down our street and a quiet night to follow (up nice and early for Bruges tomorrow!)
Love from Brussels
K and A
... of coffee, and extremely small sips of beer.
Today was our second day in Brussels. It wasn't as quiet as yesterday, but it was still more peaceful than Paris! First thing this morning, Kim and I took the metro to the "Atomium", this giant structure of an iron molecule. I think it's like some magnitude in billions larger than the actual size. It's so big, over 300 feet tall! The Atomium was built as part of an expo for the 1958 Brussels World Fair. It's located in the ...
... turned to hills.
Even with a map and GPS it remains dificult to navigate into and out of large towns and cities. This day was no exception and as I rode into the outskirts of Brussels I missed a junction and the GPS went crazy and steered me straight into the heart of the city centre, on a Saturday! The place was bedlam, with weekend shoppers joined by throngs of people attending a massive carnival and rock concert in front of city hall. Roads were ...