Scandic Hotel Grand Place
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Just a update on our train ticket hiccup, the company had refunded our money three days later. Luckily!! However Hertz, a big international company took fourteen days to refund our car hire cancellation. Maybe this is why it is a big international company!
While we have been in Europe the EU has progressed a bit on its refugee crisis. …
We arrived in Brussels about 8pm on Monday night.
Tuesday was our one full day here. We stayed at an airbnb walking distance to the city centre which was great. In the morning we went to a huge flea market that kind of reminded me of Riccarton Market but it was in a huge square with things laid out on blankets. Lots of lovely glass and tea sets and various other things. Alaina found a cute little horse statue she bartered down.
Then it was ...
... my life
- (related to the previous item) An REI travel towel is not effective to fully dry my over 6ft frame
-I get the urge to push over those really tiny cars every single time I see one (and it sorta scares me)
... From there to Euromast but unfortunately it was too overcast to go to the top for an overview.
Rotterdam was a nice contrast to Amsterdam as it is more open with newer buildings, not as many canals so the atmosphere is quite different.
Everything is so close here, so our trip to Brussels was very quick and we were checked into this very comfortable apartment by 11am. We have a large living/bed room, a kitchen ...
So this morning we woke up at a decent time so we could get breakfast and head out the door at 9:30am. Well the longest part of checking out was waiting for the darn elevator. It was seriously the slowest thing in the world. Plus when it got to our floor, there were already two people in it so we couldn't fit two large suitcases in there.
We got to the train station, in the rain of course, with some time to spare. Luckily, our platform was just right outside. There were a ...