Ibis Brussels Waterloo
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... have re-enactments of the battle so we are planning to revisit on our return journey. Symbolically the lion protects the globe and a new found peace in Europe (didn't last though - WW1 was almost 100 years later plus there were smaller wars in between) I have to say and I apologise to any French friends but the fact that Napoleon was defeated here, there is more memorabilia for him than for the Duke of ...
... might overload my quota, so if anyone has a special request please email me and I'll send it to you - if it's one of the ones I took. However, refer to my pics for further expletives - nice ones of course!
Ok, it was Friday so what do most people do on a Friday? Eat, drink and be merry. I bought a bottle of Belgian citrus spirit and had a few aperitifs before Loic (one of my flatmates) took me to a local pub which only served ...
... of no use to us – way to go, brother.
Bruges is a much more quaint city than Brussels, and we decided on our walk to the hostel that we already liked it more. After dropping our bags in our room, it was time to walk again. The main Bruges square is almost as impressive as Grand-Place in Brussels, and Bruges actually has two squares next to each other, so it might be even more impressive. The Belfry tower actually leans 1.5 meters to the left as they built ...
... out a fire by peeing on it! See the photos.
Had a superb lunch of Belgium mussels - you get a kilo of them in shells in a pot with a sort of yummy spicy celery soup. You open up the shells and then spear the mussel with you fork, pop it in your mouth and drop the empty shell in a nice silver bucket. JP and I had a Belgium beer to go with them!
After some more exploration we then had a Belgium waffle!
On our return Christine had made us a fantastic ...
... escalators connecting the spheres containing exhibit halls and other public spaces. The top sphere provides a panoramic view of Brussels. Each sphere is 18 metres in diameter.
We then made our way back home for a lovely evening meal of pate, cheese and breads followed by a tasty Belgium cheescake.