Theater Hotel Leuven
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... bit of trouble as the place is set up for bikes mainly (not so much for walking) and I was also staying opposite the Groot Begijnhof. Everywhere you go in Belgium they have these Begijnhofs. They are basically sort of convents for single women but you don't need to take vows in order to live in them. They are villages of single women who want to live independently from the 12th century (apparently the crusades wiped out the men so there were a lot of single ...
The last stop of our night turned out to be magical one, for my taste buds and my spirits. Stopping into Coin De Mer, Mike seemingly was king of the castle and we were seated right away. Home to beefy steaks and Belgium's finest mussels (Interesting fact: there are 30 types of mussels in the world, although Belgium has some of the best available), this place looked great from the start.
Oh how great it would be. I opted for the 400g mussel bucket, while Sean got ...
... For now we slipped on through and into Belgium, where our first stop was in Bastogne.
Back in WWII territory now and perhaps time for a little history recap. Bastogne featured in the Battle of the Bulge, beginning in December 1944. The Germans attempted a last great offensive, trying to smash through the American defenses, thus splitting them up from the British and the Canadians. The lightly armed American divisions, brought in to stem the ...
... Until I realized, I'm not in Leuven anymore. But I don't understand! I swear to god the bus said number 2 on the front, which should take me home. But no. The bus had taken me to the next town over so I had to sit on that thing for a good half hour until the bus driver looped back to the train station. My life is a joke.
Also, can I just tell you how many times I've run down the stairs to the train as it's pulling away. EVERY TIME. Need to work on my timing...
... packs don’t somehow escape without us, and we strode out into the city of Brussels.
I realise I’ve now written a veritable tome about Brussels without saying much about the city itself. This is probably because we found it to be quite (as Andrew says) ‘borWING’. Save for the central square, Brussels doesn’t seem to have a huge amount to do in terms of things to see and places to go. It seems to be a lot about business and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility