Travel Blogs from Wezembeek-Oppem
... we get back home!
And of course, who can miss the comics! There are comic strip walls all over town, and guides that map them out, but you really don’t need a map – you find them yourself around every other corner. We also stuck our head into the foyer of the Comic Museum and Mr Frogmeister discussed whether it was easier being blue or green with one of the Smurfs!
We could hardly get within 6 feet of the famous ******* boy, Mannekin Pis, who was much ...
... 8:30 pm – about 18 ½ hours after I first took off in Canada – I arrived in Brussels. In a state of “post-tiredism”, I dashed to catch the next train for Brussel Noordstation, and then caught the tram home. I opened the door, and the familiar home smell hit me. My landlady had left the hall lamp on, and it bathed the entrance in a warm glow of gemütlichkeit. I trudged up the wooden stairs to bed(forshire), where I ...
One last day to roam Bruges. It is quite cool, windy and threatening rain but, hey, what can you do. We go looking for Fidel the famous dog but I think it is far too cold for a star to be hanging out of a window-no Fidel.
We head to Welcome Church of our Lady. At 120 metres it's spire is the highest point in Bruges and the tallest church tower in Europe. This church has the only Michaelangelo sculpture to leave Italy in his lifetime (a marble Madonna ...
... room, found the item pictured, read the description of the item, and compared it to the clues from the first sets of cards.
The clues really were just clues too. Because they were fairly detailed, I thought when we read them that they would match the descriptions of the art when we found it. (And when we started, I thought that it wasn't much of a game.) However, it turned out that not only did the clues not match the descriptions, ...
... actually prawns.. it was amazing nevertheless.
We arrived in Brussels and I was in
love- its what I had imagnied Paris to be..beautiful in
everyway..amazing buildings, accordion players and real life gypsies
with pet rats and children dressed straight out of the movie
We walked around while a carnival