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... Caroline was very displeased with this brute.
We spent the morning wondering around Brussels and picking up some last minute souvenirs before heading to the train to catch our Eurostar. You might be thinking that the only thing we did in Brussels this time around was have our stuff get puked on. If so, you are correct. Needless to say, we are looking forward to staying at Caroline's grandparents' flat in London...hostels are getting a bit old!
... CVO Softail Convertible caught our eye, with two-tone mat brown paint and brown leather luggage. I wish I had taken a photo as it sounds awful now I say it! None of the bikes were priced. Anyway, the coffee was tasty for a change and set us up for the next run through Belgium into ...
... die for!! We passed by Brussels' famous "peeing boy" statue....much ado about nothing, really...it was quite small, but when in Brussels, you must do all those touristy things!! For instance at one point the guys finally found one of the outdoor urinals that they had heard about. I don't know that they really had to "go", but "go" they did....I have pictures of Wyatt peeing in public....isn't that special?? We then decided to visit the Atomium, which is the structure ...
... of this weekend was awful, the city was lovely. I'm going to Rome next weekend, so I'm super excited about that. Need to study more this week, since I didn't get much done this weekend. Hopefully no more long distance trains for me. I'm sick of them.
Update: My friend who lives in Cologne says there was a lighting strike at one of the main stations in Cologne and the trains were held up for three hours in some cases. They weren't saying what was going on.
... drive a little bit more defensive as drivers can do the unexpected as opposed to the organized and predictable Germans. Streets can be very narrow in France as well as Belguim in town areas so you need to know your space. Holland and Germany generally have wider streets in town so you don't get quite as claustrophic.
Holland: Speeding is frowned upon. Highways are strickly enforced at 120 kms and you rarely see people going over that speed. ...
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