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... Gudule. A double - tower front, built in 1226 and apparently not dissimilar to the Notre Dame in Paris. Inside, it was huge. A service was taking place (in French) so we stood near the back, watching for a while. The Grand Place is one of the world's oldest squares. Construction began in 1444 with the Town Hall, at 96m high and covered in ornate sculptures of people. Several hundreds of years later, in 1697, construction of the guildhall a began - with ...
... the baggage we had paid for, we could only check one bag! (Even though two together was much less than the 15kg we'd paid for!) It was so annoying! Especially as I had spent about an hour researching that exact thing, due to the ambiguous statement on Ryanair's website, and thought I had the right idea! Damn you Ryanair!! So the guy on the desk did nothing to help us out, and was going to charge an extra €60 to check another bag, so we ...
Good old Christoff dropped me of in Brussels on his way into the officer at like 8am. But I entertain myself, had breakfast on the floor of the train station and was kindly told by a buff security officers I couldn't sit there so I moved on to the bus stop and watch all the office types scatter to the high rise buildings and rush ...
... and is around half way through her trip.
There were a few things we discussed on the train that needed to be accomplished in Brussels. Waffles, beer, and chocolate were amongst them and were not negotiable.
We met Kate at our pre-designated location, exchanged our welcome hugs and proceeded directly to a breakfast of Belgian waffles whilst catching up and sharing European holiday stories on the way.
... like giant metal things).
It was 12 euros to ride the elevator up into the balls, which did not seem at all worth it on a foggy day. Instead, I climbed up some stairs into one. I don't really know if these stairs were open to the public, as absolutely nobody else was using them, but no one stopped me. Score.
I walked around the park a little after, but the lack of people there was really creeping me out and it was getting close ...