Hotel de Fierlant
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... best view in Belgium. Well, that may be true, but the fact is, the view in Brussels is not great. So.... :<
When I was heading back home, I had a problem. Trains were alternating too fast, and the station was too crowded. Since I dont know french, I do not understand what was happening on the board. I asked an old man who stood next to me, and thank god he speaks English. ...
... indulge in bottomless beer, which explains the shakiness of some of the revellers. We passed by part of the medieval wall surrounding the centre and got to the Palace of Justice, gigantic stone structure with huge marble columns and arches and a dome higher than Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral. It was surrounded by scaffolding and seemed to be enormously expensive to heat and maintain from what I could gather by walking through. It remains that Belgium was once an ...
... he was the best - not Godiva as everyone thinks) and now I'm here. If you really know me, I'm not a huge fan of chocolate - prefer cheese - so will be interesting to try and see....
Am thinking of training it to Bruges tomorrow (1hr travelling) but I think I might have to do that when I come back - as the Porsche exhibit at Autoworld is later in the year - DOH!
Cheer big ears! (One of the sayings I'm teaching Loic)
... the fortified town of Kaub on the right side of the river. A chain across the river forced ships to submit, and uncooperative traders could be kept in the 'dungeon' until a ransom was delivered. (The dungeon was a wooden float in the well.) Unlike the vast majority of Rhine castles, "the Pfalz" was never conquered or destroyed, withstanding not only wars, but also the natural onslaughts of ice and floods by the river. About twenty men could live there.
... I played badly again, but was ultra relaxed and calm about the whole thing. I'm now feeling very good about upcoming tournaments so hopefully my new mindset stays for good. Monday I visited two cities, Bruges and Gent (very novel for an aussie to be in three major cities in half a day) which are 30 mins away from eachother. Bruges is beautiful but swarming with tourists, I am one of them though so I took ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility