BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Casteau Resort Mons
Travel Blogs from Mons
... their bass trombonist, a Brit who works for the UN nearby. Thierry and Julian explained how Mons has adopted the story of St George and the Dragon and has an annual event where they re-enact the slaying in the Grand Square. We missed it by two weeks, and the cobblestones of the square were still dusted with orange sand (although I didn't ask what the sand was used for). The Town Hall forms part of the perimeter of the square, and (rarely, ...
... that clogged the narrow pathways between the buildings. The tables and chairs outside the restaurant were very close together and therefore did not leave a lot of space for a wheelchair or scooter. Many of the stores had a step to enter and a very narrow doorway that would make it challenging to enter on wheels. I was told that I needed to enjoy a meal of mussels while I was in Brussels because apparently ...
I’ve spent yet another weekend away traveling to Brussels with a nursing friend called Lise. But before I met Lise for the trip I met up with a good friend from home, Penny. She had just flown in from Sydney and we met for a long brunch and lots of catching up in a cafe at Kings Cross/St Pancras Station in London. Great fun! And then, it was goodbye to Penny and hello to Lise and on to Brussels.
The Eurostar leaves from St Pancras and only takes ...
... a small tree lined area that had a kind of flea market going on. We perused all of the strange and interesting nick knacks whilst simultaneously turning down group after group of girl guides trying to sell us bag loads of Christmas cookies! Lisa felt bad about it, I less so... After the market we headed for a water and chocolate stop by one of the cities old churches. There was a statue opposite the church that some local students had decided to deface by adding ...
... to the square to check it out. Good plan but we didn't follow it through. We were so hot that we just veggied in our room until late afternoon.
Our room was big; well long anyway. Long enough for an indoor cricket pitch. Nicely furnished too, but no bloody aircon! Just two windows that luckily could be opened wide to allow some sort of airflow. Surprise, surprise - our room had a pedestal fan. It got a good flogging all ...
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