The Residence Les Ecrins
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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Our place is beautiful but noisy. Our host lives upstairs with her family and her kid woke us up a couple times by running around upstairs and calling for his mom. We showered and got ready then headed for Parc de Cinquantenaire, fairly close to our B & B. The Parc is known for the triple arches built to commemorate Belgiums 50th anniversary of independence. We admired the arches and water fountain in the Parc. On the other side ...
... to Bram. After our brief rest, we headed back to Brussels Central Station to pick up our stored luggage and bid farewell to Bram (he would join us again in the morning for our trip to Bruges).
After our couchsurfing experience in London had gone so well, we were eager (as was our bank account) to do it again. Jaclyn and I headed to the eastern part of this city, where we met Bart, our host for the night. Before long the three of us ventured out to ...
... the national dish, however it seems the national dish is only ever cooked with animal fat. When we went in to shops to ask, we could already smell the answer unfortunately. There is a niche market in Brussels for a veggie frites stand!!! What Belgium lacks in vegan chips it makes up for in Alpro – a vegetarian company (I can’t say for sure that all of their products are vegan as we only saw vegan ones). http://www.alpro.com/uk We bought ...
... to what I feel has been getting an ever so small insight into what life is like for locals here today. My mom and I have also been fortunate enough to gain a small insight into what life was like here in the 1940's. The house my grandmother grew up in--29 Rue de la Montagne--is located smack in the middle of Brussels, very near the Grand Place. As my Uncle Boris said in his interview, the street has been rebuilt, with buildings replicating pre-WWII structures. The house ...
... it was the rice and tofu curry that rivaled many an Indian restaurant in Toronto! So here we are at the Atlas Hotel. We walked from the Gare Centrale, which is where the hyper convenient train took us from the airport. As we left the station, climbing out to a gorgeous day, we spent about 10 minutes orienting ourselves and headed by foot to the hotel. I have used my extremely rusty French a little bit, but while the brain sees the words, the mouth does not oblige. The handle on ...