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, ...
... Alamirew in 12:58.75just beating evergreen Bernard Lagat in 12:58.99. Evan Jager the American steeplechaser was close to catching Rupp in 13-02.40 & looks like he is capable of breaking the 8:00 minute barrier in the steeplechase. In the distance races Burundian Drummers play for the entire race. They are very impressive & get very physical. It must inspire the runners.The 1500m women’s went ...
Packed and ready for a new adventure. Several delays and serious amounts of coffee later, we're finally of to Denmark's capital Copenhagen, home of Lego and Hans Christian Andersen, of Carlsberg and the mermaid. We already learned the Danes have a chaotic, free-for-all, all is well attitude, which makes Copenhagen airport an adventure in it's own right. Jeg er faret ...
... parking is crazy! The Grote Markt is dominated by the ornately gabled Stadhuis (town hall), completed in 1564. It’s a lovely little square with beautiful narrow buildings surrounding it all around. In the middle of the Grote Markt is the Brabo Fountain, a statue of the fearless soldier, Silvius Brabo. He is pictured as throwing the hand of a mythical giant. So the water for the fountain is shooting out of the hand like ...
... 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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