Travel Blogs from Ganshoren
... amount after chatting to a kindly employee, I got my beer tokens and entered the fest. Party time! But where to start? I ordered a cassis-flavoured beer, and sipped away, watching the old fat men with their red faces huffing and puffing through the crowd under the midday sun. After polishing that off (don’t judge, they’re small) in record time, I hit up the Manneken Pils kiosk. I wanted to stop at a table to drink it, ...
... all along our Europe trip we kept telling the kids that we would rent a bike and so far we had not done it. Srikanta wanted to make this come true and so the agenda for the day was to rent a bike and ride on bikes in Brussles. We did not realize that it would be a challenge as Brussles is a pretty hilly city with lot of up up up hills and down down down hill too. We did rent ...
... apparently looking out for us, because the train had been held. (Maybe there were a large number of passengers from our train trying to get to Arlon.) Whatever the reason, we ran from our platform, up the stair, across the railway station, and down to the Arlon platform. We clambered aboard the train as the whistle blew.
This fortuitous holding of the train meant that we left Namur late as well, and ...
... 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
... of this weekend was awful, the city was lovely. I'm going to Rome next weekend, so I'm super excited about that. Need to study more this week, since I didn't get much done this weekend. Hopefully no more long distance trains for me. I'm sick of them.
Update: My friend who lives in Cologne says there was a lighting strike at one of the main stations in Cologne and the trains were held up for three hours in some cases. They weren't saying what was going on.