Ibis Mons Centre Gare
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Well it has been an eventful week. Busy at work with some apple projects at one of the local schools. The highlight of the week started on Friday . I had to go to SHAPE School again. I needed to finish off the apple animation project that I had started a few weeks before at the SCE School. So I spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning working to …
... Manikin Pis. What a piece of marketing brilliance. Gruen Transfer would love it as it truly is Pis weak in person. Possibly the worst "icon" i;ve come across so far. Photos to follow when home.
Note to self in Brussels. Know when the trams finish on which nights and also know that they don't have toilets on their platforms!!! enough said.
Dinner on the second night was at cave De roy which is just off the main plaza in ...
... surrounded by a small pack of dogs. These people were not begging and therefore not Romany (gypsies), but appeared to be layabouts living on the dole or European equivalent. The world is the same all over.
After eating a fine meal and drinking cold beer we left the beautiful aircon behind and sat in the shade (it was about 8.30 pm!) and people watched for about 20 minutes. It was then back to the hotel and the wonderfully cool ...
... long and would not be out of our way. Mannekin Pis was very close to the original sign. When we got there we saw a big crowd of people gathered around a nearly indiscernable sight. There was the fountain, but could that be THE Mannekin Pis? It was much smaller than I had thought it would be, based on pictures I had seen, and it was not wearing any clothes, and the fountain was off. There was a man standing on the wall of the fountain (I think, as I ...
... bump into people here that have some sort of connection to BATUS or PRSD. The year 6 teacher Eileen worked with Cam Barbour when he was at Guterslow for the year. Clare is a WW1 expert so she has promised to take me on some battlefield tours when I have time some weekend. I definitely plan to take her up on this for sure. On Tuesday night we toured the local village of Nivelle ... wasn't much to see but we did ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed