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Travel Blogs from Waterloo
... just saying!! So just getting ready to have dinner in the lovely garden of the hotel (it used to be the crazy golf course) and I forgot to mention in the hotel the rooms are named after the generals who fought in the battle of Waterloo - our little room is named after the Prussian General Blucher (funny I keep thinking of Frau Blucher in the film Young Frankenstein!) So decided to have dinner at hotel tonight ...
... up the road from a beautiful lake which we sat at one day in the sun playing guitars!
After getting settled we hired out some bicycles (the exact same set-up as Paris - which was handy because we knew how to use it!) and rode into the city center.
We both had a really good feel about Brussels on that first day. It is a really vibrant place, with very old architecture, but very modern bars and shops aswell. The first thing we noticed about Brussels was ...
... endive) rolled in ham au gratin. This was followed by orange slices in syrup with biscuits and icecream - boy were we full by the end!
Then spent time with the family - both JP and Rebecca play the piano really well. We showed each other some photos, including our respective weddings etc - a really lovely evening with true friends.
Off to Paris tomorrow, however it will be sad to leave the Labeau family - we have encouraged them to come and visit us in Australia.
... France then during our last trip to Europe.
They took us to their home in Braine L'Alleud, a town just south of Brussels. It is a lovely three story house with a great view from the terrace on the second floor – it overlooks the countryside and you can see the Lion Mound, which is large monument commemorating the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
I had a Belgium beer with Jean-Philippe sitting on the terrace – he said I should ...
... Brussels with a nightcap of wine and chocolates. Although wishing we could stay another day in Brussels (our short stop did not quite do this historic and interesting city justice), we were all eager for the next leg of our journey…Bad Homburg and the relaxing spa and baths that awaited us. We bid farewell and headed up to our rooms for a good night’s rest, eagerly awaiting our travel day tomorrow back to Germany.
Dan and ...