Travel Blogs from Woluwe-Saint-Lambert
... artists and tourists. However, the cathedral of our lady in Antwerp was restored and maintained beautifully with exquisite panel paintings displayed inside the church. On the other hand, Brugge cathedral is in the process of major renovation and the only famous art work that was not covered up was Michangelo's marble sculpture of Madonna and child. I think Brugge church would be worthy for a re-visit in a few years. The last stop we made in Brugge was at ...
... somehow, but it turned out that either my Canadian bank or Belfius had removed a surcharge of €15 when the bank transfer went through, and she said that if this was going to become a regular occurrence that I could pay by cash or “something”. That sorted out, I settled down to preparing a beef stew for tomorrow, which is bubbling nicely on the hob and smelling up my apartment like beef and wine. Art nouveau, Tintin and food? ...
... an excellent view from the apartment anyway.
This is where our Brussels journey ends. After the Atomium, we went back to retrieve our things and head for the train station. The trip was amazing, and I am so glad we picked a lesser-known city to meet Jessie in because it made the trip all the more interesting and memorable.
I am sitting here on a train to Paris to meet my family for a week and a half of more awesome adventures, and I am just in awe ...
appeared that we weren’t destined to have a flying start to this trip, as once
in Heathrow, our flight was delayed by about an hour for our final leg to
Brussels. The BA seating for us was a
bit strange, as we were seated at the window, one behind the other. If the plane was full, you could understand,
but there was an empty seat next to Betty-Anne, and two empty seats next to
it turned ...
... We had a really nice lunch in one of the Greek restaurants which was very friendly and a reasonable price. There are many such restaurants in the area and they all seem to have very similar menus and prices.
We spent a very pleasant day walking around the streets and buying chocolate in the local shops. We returned to the hotel for a well earned rest. The next mornng was very rainy and so we headed for the train station early and headed home after a good and enjoyable trip.