Ibis Brussels Waterloo
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Waterloo
... du Marche au Charbon, proved worthy of the name! We didn't notice any 'metalheads, gothics and punks' - but it was certainly different. And we had a great well-priced feed at a place that had a painting of a kookaburra on the wall. Had a couple of drinks while we ate, slowly, and watched the world go by. Not many middle aged tourists around, but it certainly wasn't scary at all - was a much better atmosphere than the crowded tourist area.
And I didn't eat any chocolates at all!
... going to miss out. We waited until the pandemonium had settled down and boarded the plane. We touched down in Dusseldorf which surprisingly is a very big airport and caught the sky train (which is a monorail where the train hangs underneath unlike the white elephant they had for many years in Sydney) from the terminal out to the Airport train station.T
he train from Dusseldorf Airport to the city took us through very industrial areas where ...
... man was on the phone again - the only thing she picked up was the word 'police'. She hung up again and we were a bit alarmed - Peter's girlfriend ringing and 'police' - had something gone wrong back in Australia??
The mobile rang again - this time it was a man speaking English but saying he was from the police and asking if there was a problem? She handed me the mobile and again he asked if there was a problem. I said I was returning a call from Australia using Telstra ...
... same as in Holland - so many cycles and even a statue!
The narrow streets are lined with historic buildings, many with a zig zig face at the top, which is apparently is very Belgium. Also numerous horse and buggys. The central city square is magnificent - beautiful buildings all around, lots of people and a band playing.
And then ...
... to the site of the Battle of Waterloo, which proved to be fascinating, particularly with my interest in military history. We visited the Wellington Museum, the Waterloo Wax Museum, the Panorama and climbed the Lion Mound.
The Panorama is a large circular building erected in 1912 with many of the battles painted on the inside of the wall in a 360 degree panorama (120m x 12 m). Magnificent! The wax museum displayed lifelike figures of the ...