Floris Grand Place
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... de Justice which were all beautiful buildings. And finally, the churches including Eglise Saint-Nicola's, Eglise Note-Dame du Sablon and Cathedrale Saints Michel et Gudule which is the most grand of all of them. The facade is comprised of two towers 69 metres high which are connected by a gable that is decorated with arches and niches.
We were able to have breakfast with our nephew Robert Walker who we had lunch with in London two weeks ago with my sister Julie, her ...
... Belgium bought the country back off him. We also got to see the Palace where the Kind works out of. Standing tousled the palace were about 25 horses and their riders. Apparently when someone important visits the office, they receive a military guide into and out of the city, so that's what the horses we for. We didn't get to see who that importent person was though! The tour guide had suggested visiting a free military museum, so we headed off for this after the ...
... just before sunrise. In a way this suits me as I have the whole day and then come 9 pm I am feeling the pinch. The only drawback is that Europe doesn't do "early" as she is slow to wake but equally as slow to retire for the night.
A wonderful way to see a new town or city is to be there when it awakens and watch the inhabitants start their day. I love this part of traveling but again to try and find an early morning cafe to sit armed with a coffee and watch ...
... See our pics! We walked around the square for a little (we got to see horse-drawn carriages!) and then stopped for our 2nd local beer. Brug Blanche & Affligem. Their beer is so good. Makes our American Lite beers taste like water! What was really cool was there was a Main Street leading off from Grand Place that had lots of Belgian chocolate, beer, and waffle shops. The chocolate here? Oh my goodness, literally melts in your mouth & makes ours taste like mud! And the ...
... that he said to me, "This might seem very strange, but I've seen you before!" The other interns (to say nothing of myself, my friend and their Excellencies) were all quite jetlagged, so taxis were called and the others zoomed off, back to their hotels and hopefully a good night's sleep. Us remaining Brussels residents bid goodnight to our hosts and walked towards the tram stop.
I had a much less glamorous ride home, as we missed a tram and had to make ...