Hotel Saint Nicolas
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... and French fries. Only 6€ admission but we passed it up. We carried on doing a big loop along the canals. There was nothing spectacular but the weather held off and it was a pleasant walk with lots of interesting houses, windmills, canals, boats.
After a lunch break, we did another loop through Minnewater Park and back to the Markt square.
Of course, along the way, there were stops at ...
... how we survived the taxi ride......he was speedy Gonzales as he weaved in and out of traffic....and my seat belt did not work so I was terrified.....but thankfully we got to our accomodation.
---- Len here; yeah, bus & taxi didn't provide the best intro to Brussels but we later found its beauty & charm. A tourist brochure read, "Brussels is ugly and we love it. And if we don't love it, we live with it. So don't be surprised that we built a terrible apartment block ...
All we knew about Brussels, thanks to some very helpful Facebook comments and a quick skim through the guidebook overview, was that: A) It has amazing chocolate B) We must eat waffles (even though we don't particularly like waffles) C) Public urination is a patriotic symbol D) It makes us think of brussels sprouts Armed with this knowledge and the directions to our hostel, we were pleasantly surprised to find ...
... we'd risk the rain. It turned out to be a wise choice.
We took the metro line 6 from our local stop, Louise, all the way to the Atomium's stop. After a short walk, or run if you are Bryn, we reached the Atomium ticket office. We were able to purchase a joint ticket for the Atomium and Mini-Europe, and then we started the tour. To get to the top globe of the Atomium, we rode up the ...
... soon blotted out the view. And there, far below us, we could
see hundreds of people lining up to start a fun run. A FUN RUN??? In THIS weather??? Must be mad!!!
By the time we had finished looking around (2-3 hours), the snow was gone, and the city was
bathed in brilliant sunshine. Still freezing cold, but doesn't seem as bad if the sun is ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed