Ibis Brussels Airport
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Tomorrow John and I will attempt to see as much of Brussels as we can fit in to our schedule. I hope the weather cooperates. Sorry for the short post, I am pretty tired tonight.
# of cities: 22
# of countries: 9
# of bus rides: 10
Today arriving in the capital of Belgium, we started our day by visiting different famous chocolatiers, such as Wittamer and Pierre Marcolini. We had a hot chocolate and macaroons at Wittamer and a box of the chocolate collection at Pierre Marcolini. Then we went for lunch at the Galleries of St. Hubert, where we ate at Arcadi Restaurant, having delicious typical Belgium ...
... back to London. We squeezed in a quick trip to the supermarket to stock up on Belgian chocolate (apparently it’s the best and much cheaper than all the tourist chocolate shops). We tried to convince Paul to quit his job and stay with us but alas he needs to replenish funds for our next adventure together, GLASTONBURY!!! So Pauly left and we lost our Nav-Man! After 2 weeks of being with a group Ben & I found ourselves alone for the ...
... at the tree which has caused so much controversy. The Central Cquare was absolutely packed with visitors taking photos and locals (who we think were there to ensure that the tree does not stay a moment longer than planned). The word has it they are taking it down tonight so the locals do not get drunk over the weekend and take it down themselves.
We headed down a side alley to have another glimpse at the Mannekin Pis and were surprised at the ...
Packed up the apartment and caught the Tube to St Pancras Station for the 10.52 Eurostar to Brussels.
After a comfortable 2 hour trip we arrived in Brussels.
We bid farewell to Mohan who transfered to the ICE to Koln and then Bremen where he will stay with the Wichmans, the host family from his student exchange 18 months ago. We will join them later ...
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