Ibis Mons Centre Gare
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Arrived in Paris ahead of schedule on Air France from Toronto. Paris airport is very large. It took almost 25 minutes from landing time to arrive at the terminal. Once at the landing terminal we were transported via commuter train to another terminal to pick up our luggage. My backpack arrived safe and I was on my way via shuttle to Gare …
... 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 ...
... shops (my favorite are the ones topped with strawberries and whipped cream), and if you are still hungry then there are the Fritte shops selling french fries topped with mayonaise. That's just enough to make you thirsty, fortunately, Belgium has over 300 types of beers to choose from. Ah, good times!
Anyways, apart from seeing some of the sites near the Grand Place in Brussells I took a 1 hour train to northern ...
... shop (as you do), along with a couple more TinTin books we had not yet read (couldn't believe that!?)
Afterwards, we walked back to Delirium bar (over 200 beer varieties) but could not find the remainder of our small Belgian tour group.....glad we took the few short minutes to checkout St Hubert Galleria, world's oldest shopping mall...not so much for the shops, but for the beautiful design ...
Picked up Marylee at the airport today. Travelled back through Cockem but it was so busy that we decided to just keep on going home. Had the rest of Saturday to rest but on Sunday headed to the International school at SHAPE which is just north of Mons, Belguim. I spent the next 4 days, Monday to Thursday, working with Year 3 - 6 students on podcasting and Animation projects. Was very busy but with the help of 10 ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed