Hotel Saint Michel
Travel Blogs from Brussels
... Basically, you know all of those tacky lawn fountains you see of a little boy peeing? Well, those are all replicas of the Mannekin Pis, which I guess is the original statue of a little boy peeing. I have no idea how these things get to be famous. But you turn a corner and then suddenly there’s a mass of tourists snapping photos and that’s how you know you’ve arrived. It’s a tiny statue, and something you’d ...
... to re-route ourselves to NATO to try and see that. Just finding the address proved to be a feat since it didn't seem to exist in the GPS maps. We drove trying to find it and after some time gave up and decided to just head back toward the airport to grab some dinner, fill the car up and return it and check into our flight. About an hour later, after fighting traffic we finally made it out of the city. The next task was to find a gas station. Once ...
... t lived up to any of my expectations but at least I'd gotten it out of the way. That night I got together with Samuel Devyver, Michael's brother. We went to a happening area of the city and had some wine with some of his friends and their friends. From there we hung out at his place and talked about life. He may end up joining me in Rome and Athens, which would be super cool! He got me a taxi home (he paid for everything that night) and we said our see-you-laters. ...
We visited the medieval city of Ghent this morning which, naturally, first necessitated the climbing of a belfry. Next step was a canal boat ride to admire all the old guild-houses along the canal.
We then headed onwards towards the Flanders battlefields sites, stopping at Messines to see the towns memorial to the NZ'ers. We even parked on Rue ...
... one hell of a quirky, weird, unpredictable and emotionally complex person. But beautiful nonetheless.
-That the most important aspect of a human being is his soul and how important it is to dance through life with "it" being intact.
Over the years, DM made me cry, smile, frown, upset, happy, melancholic, ... in a nutshell, it is my EMO-nition (as in "ammunition", get it?). DM taught me how to appreciate emotions and navigate them ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Pets allowed