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Day 1 The big question of coming to Brussels is: what is there to do on easter Sunday? The answer: eating. There is so much food to consume in Brussels, my stomach can basrely handle it. I think I will have to eat at least a weeks worth of salad to recover, especially coming from Paris. Waffles, chocolate and French fries are everywhere ...
... included: mascarpone white chocolate, champagne truffle, strawberry truffle, salted caramel chocolate, jellies and a few more!
We walked up to see the Notre Dame like city cathedral and had a nice time walking around inside. Then on to see the old city palace and beautiful park. In the park they were filming a French movie and thee was camera gear everywhere. The actors were all in period dress like soldiers and they had even made ...
7am breakfast for an 8am bus departure to Ypres. Before going into Ypres we visited Hill 60, site of the covert tunneling activities of WW1, now made famous by the movie. It's a natural, undulating site in much the same condition as it was 100 years ago, except for the regrowth of trees and some undergrowth. Apart from a couple of information boards at the entrance, there is no signage or improvement on the site, so you get a better feel ...
... off with the best beer. Its called Rockfort 10. It is a quadruple beer and 11.3% but amazing!
i had many other beers but unfortunately the rockfort was so so so good the others were no comparison.
We had met on the tour two guys from the UK and a couple from Melbourne, whom were really nice.
From here we attempted to get great chips but they were closed. So we got kebabs, pitas and chips. Still very tasty.
... out beer! Men were filling their cups right out of the fountain, the band was playing, and we were ecstatic that we had witnessed the whole event.
We spent the rest of the afternoon wandering through the upper and lower towns of Brussels. We loved the Galerie De La Reine, the first enclosed shopping street in Europe where Victor Hugo and Alexander Dumas used to meet to hear lectures. Perhaps David's favorite was the beautiful cathedral ...