Travel Blogs from Brussels
... in France, on a flight on which I had almost no sleep. The little boy behind me cried the entire 9 hours, nearly driving his mother to tears herself. She apologized to our row; we offered her sympathy and a free drink. As we taxied down the runway at Charles de Gaulle, the boy pointed out the Concorde which sits, forever sidelined, near the runway. His father was French and his mother was Anglophone, and he called out in a beautiful mixture of languages, "Papa! You ...
... consisting of a set of exhibits collected by an officer, Louis Leconte and an aviation hall. Finally, I visited the park's Cinquantenaire Museum, which consists of collections of national archaeology, antiquity, non-European civilizations and ...
Well, I finally worked out a way to mostly stay on track (no pun intended) by skipping France entirely. I scrapped my London-Paris Eurostar leg and bought a new Eurostar ticket to Brussels. From there I'll make my way to Cologne, Zurich (by night train), Milan, and eventually Nice by tomorrow night. That's where I had planned to be by then so it all should work fine. ...
... Romanesque Church.
We enjoy exploring underground as this is where the real history is
clearly displayed for all to see.
first leg is now all but gone, and already we are looking forward to our visit
to Ieper (Ypres). The Belgians have a
soft spot for Aussies, even over here in Brussels. We now look forward to our next adventure.
wishes to all,
Sorry for no blog last night! The Internet at our hotel was being iffy.
Yesterday was a very busy day for us. We started off with a guided bus tour of Paris which dropped us off at the Louvre. We spent the rest of the morning wandering around the galleries full of amazing artwork. The group that was with me also got to see a woman thwart a pickpocketer!
After the Louvre we spent some time at the Notre ...