Ibis Brussels Centre Sainte Catherine
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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Day 1 - Arriving in Brussels after a Ryanair flight into Charleroi and a couple of hours on a bus, we drop our bags off at the hotel and head to the centre to check out all the different stalls at the Christmas Markets - there are loads of stalls selling different types of foods and drinks and lots with different types of crafts, souvenirs and …
... went to bed, but Dad got us dressed up in our jackets and hats to go and look at the sights, and it is such a wonderful memory for me! I remember walking around at about midnight also jaws on the floor looking at the buildings in the dark and the mist. Their gothic facades lit and Christmas lights twinkling. We walked some of the back streets to find Manneken Pis – the little boy peeing statue and at that time he had a cute Christmas outfit ...
... to what I feel has been getting an ever so small insight into what life is like for locals here today. My mom and I have also been fortunate enough to gain a small insight into what life was like here in the 1940's. The house my grandmother grew up in--29 Rue de la Montagne--is located smack in the middle of Brussels, very near the Grand Place. As my Uncle Boris said in his interview, the street has been rebuilt, with buildings replicating pre-WWII structures. The house ...
... they made us get off of the bus in the middle of the night to sit on the freezing cold ferry (even though the bus was just sitting on the ferry too). I am still fully convinced that the bus company made us gt off so that we had to walk around the ferry and be tempted to buy stuff. Anyway, once we got back on the bus, we were able to sleep for a few hours more before arriving in London! More on that later--Tot kijk!! ...
... and concrete super offices, these are right next door to this giant monolith of a station from the cold war (ok I have no idea when it was made but it reminds me of it). Then of course there was a the red light district, the street full of middle eastern and african goods, gleeming white cathedrals, not so gleaming white cathedrals, massive palace, beautiful museums, even more beautiful churches, one massive giant mother of a courthouse (the size of ...