Hotel Albert II
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... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...
... Tis I Taz the devil,
Well talk about Fun and Games we left Brussels and headed to some place that sold good beer apparently and Judy the lovely guide picked us up at the hotel well talk about hubba hubba we were instantly smitten with her so we hid in the bag till we could be introduced to her properly.
Our first call was to see this beer place and it was closed to the public so Stewart had a beer across the road hmmm he asked for a blond and i looked at Baz ...
... line of cars with darkened windows was waiting to take DC and his retinue to wherever they were going and we were reduced to the ignominy of having to line up for a taxi.
What do you think about that, now! We didn't get his autograph. We got nothing except a very nice dinner and a lot of amusement. And I'm hoping you can enjoy the story too.
Next blog Chartres - not half so exciting! Love Berenice. ...
... 8221; to taste like- then I went to Belgium. Bubbly, Fruity, Wheaty, delicious, cold goodness in a tall fabulous glass-what more do you need in a beer? I know! A monks blessing! (but will get to that at a different time) Unbeknownst to us this was the beginning of our Belgium beer tour.
Brugges is a great place to start off the beer experience. They have a fabulous brewery in town called De Halve Maan (Straffe ...
... there. Tom has questions to answer when we get home.
I checked in and asked where we could park while getting stared at by two pale creepy looking boys (clearly the managers sons) and the manager asked if I knew my way around here "I'm getting the hang of it" I responded dryly, smirking to myself. He must have thought I was nuts.
He directed me around the hotel "Three immediate right turns" to the garage. Round we went and we pulled into the "Garage". ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed