BEST WESTERN Hotel Royal Centre
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
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This past weekend my three roommates and I took a 4 day trip to Brussels, Belgium. Basically to sum up our trip: they weren't kidding when they said the Belgium chocolate and waffles are the best. To be honest I had no idea what to expect Belgium to be like, but it was unreal. The city of Brussels has the coolest old buildings and more importantly …
... park, and is also the site of another museum and the royal palace. So we needed off in search of these. After a significant walk we managed to find the palace. We could really only see the outside gate, but was still cool to see. The museum was more interesting to look at as it consisted of a Chinese and Japanese house. Unfortunately they were closed for renovations, so we could only admire them from the outside. At about this time, we ...
... Our tour guide pointed out the numbering of some buildings which revealed how old they were. He also showed us boarded up windows, and explained that at one point houses were taxed on the number of windows they had, so people decided to board them up to pay less! We drove through a duck and swan reserve. We also saw the smallest gothic window in the world!
As we were walking through the streets were heard music and wandered over to a ...
... far between. When I lived in Russia, people were supportive, and thus I can speak fairly well, even if it’s not grammatically correct all the time. My life in Belgium has at least helped me conquer my fear of speaking French, although my colleague’s rapid Grenoble-French still leaves me bewildered sometimes (the Belgians have a tendency to speak slower, even when they’re speaking to each other). Even my landlady remarked on the fact that ...
(For those younger than 50, the title is a reference to the 1969 movie 'If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium'.)
We spent our last morning in Brugge visiting 3 different attractions relating to religion, faith, and God:
1) Museum of the Basilica of the Holy Blood
- This is a double chapel consisting of the Romanesque Church of Saint Basil (1139-1149) on the ground floor and ...