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- Breakfast Available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... parking and hitting each other's cars.
The hotel was clean and modern, though we decided the breakfast was a tad expensive so we planned to buy supplies from the supermarket a couple of doors down for the morning. Tea and coffee in the room was a bonus though.
We were soon changed and headed out to the ...
... 7pm, however with daylight until 10.30pm we did not notice how late it was. Our accommodation tonight is a youth hostel located atop the hill in the old town of Mons. It would be fair to say that three of us were satisfied with our room for one night. Yes, it has four single beds and we do have our own ensuite and perhaps the room might look like a something from a gaol but it served its purpose. However Roy was not a happy camper and did not hold ...
... religions, but this market was more like a 'party cause it's December and there's snow on the ground!'. No red and green, not much of anything. In their attempt to offend no one, they have turned this market into an utter bore. This is a December market, not a Christmas market.
12. Potsdamer Platz - Who puts a Christmas market next to a train station? Berlin does! This market was quite awful. They had a luge ride that was right next to a major road...I kept waiting ...
... was the boat lift at Strépy-Thieu which lifts/lowers barges from the canals 73m vertically. It is currently the largest boat lift in the world, although China is constructing one which will be larger when completed. I heard some distinct rumblings in the previous few days about why on earth we'd want to visit this, but our visit coincided perfectly with five boats being lowered from the top canal, and everyone was fascinated by the ...
... English so it went by perfectly.
We wandered around a bit. I'm still trying to get some Belgian chocolate but its all so expensive. I guess eventually I'll just have to bite the bullet and buy some. We decided to go in the Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles which is in the Grand-Place. It had about 100 costumes for Manneken-Pis. Apparently it's a tradition for visiting heads of state to donate a miniature version of their national costume. There was an ...