Pentahotel Brussels City Centre
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- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Pentahotel Brussels City Centre Saint-Gilles
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... s another thing we love about Belgium (or Europe in general really). You can drink beer just about anywhere, at any time of day. In a park. On the steps of a building. In the Grote Markt (Grand Place). Anywhere. And it is not abused. This would never go down in Australia. It just wouldn’t work. One of our best Brussels moments was buying a couple of cans of local beer from a convenience store, and sitting splashing our feet in the water of the fountain of St Catherine’s square ...
... still going on, and we pushed into the square to watch the illuminations, rubbing shoulders with those who were drinking champagne from delicate glass flutes from a nearby tent. The lights were a bit hypnotizing, and I felt like I was about 5 again. To one side of me towered the giant Christmas tree brought up from the Ardennes and decorated with blue-white lights, and to the other side lights danced across the Town Hall like the Aurora Borealis.
This then, is ...
... br> The praline demonstration was performed in French and English. The guy doing the demonstration was upbeat and enthusiastic, even though he probably does this same shtick 20 times a day. However, most of the steps were just explained instead of actually being demonstrated. (But we did get sample pralines at the end, so. . . .) The museum also has two upper floors. The first focused on the different countries ...
We are off like a herd of turtles. Claire slept over last night and after a great breakfast of bacon and eggs we are on our way to Ghent for the day.Caught the slow train to Ghent st Peters Station and then walked for at least 30 minutes to the Main Square in Los Ghent. It was Ascension Day and a Stat so most of the stores were closed but there was a food exposition in thesquare between The Bell Tower and St Baafskatherdaal.. Lots ...
... in favour of apartments. Yet for some reason, it was nice being back to the familiar surroundings of a Starwood hotel.
I got tired of carrying my 5kg camera around my neck whilst walking around this neighbourhood, so unfortunately, I have no fotos to share. You will have to rely on my description or simply take my word for it, or both. I only wished that I had spent more time in this part ...