Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A Weekend in Brussels

We've met my good friends Shreena and Krishna before. Theirs is an epic love story that I will revisit another time. Suffice to say for the moment that this Leicester girl and Texan lad married a year ago and currently live in Brussels and I had planned a visit for a while....


Brussels October 2012

Shreena and I are friends from well back, about six months before she met Krishna, we met on a travel year abroad in Paris and bonded over our love of chilling in front of movies with a good cup of tea and eating plenty of delicious food. Well, I'm happy to say that not much has changed...

Brussels October 2012

Now obviously Belgium is famous for it's waffles and everyone told me, get a waffle, get a waffle, get a waffle, and I was like, yeah, OK...I'm not a fan really but I can't go to Belgium and not get a waffle...

Brussels October 2012

Brussels October 2012


Brussels October 2012

As you can see, plenty a waffle was had but I have to pass on my wisdom - pass on the waffle shop options and enjoy the waffles you see being sold from vans all over Brussels (the ones Shreena and I have in the first picture) THESE are the best things in the whole wide world.

Additionally I was told that I had to drink beer, not usually much of a fan...but did you know you're allowed to drink on the streets here?! Well, at least that's what Krishna tells me...

Brussels October 2012

And Shreena introduced me to Kreik as well! Most enjoyable, and I found a great little pub in Paris that does it down rue descartes!

Brussels October 2012
We also did the cultural bits too, I promise!

Brussels October 2012
Can you see what's wrong with this building? Krishna had to tell me.

Brussels October 2012

Brussels October 2012
In Shreena's words "Brussel's answer to the Eiffel Tower". The manneken!

Brussels October 2012
It's a little odd as a tourist 'must-see' but there you are. The story behind it was quite funny, though me and Shreena didn't understand it the way Krishna told it...

The weekend was over too soon inbetween eating, being cultural and, well, to be honest me and Shreena like to chill out in front of a movie so we did a lot of that too! If you haven't seen Tangled btw...worth a watch!


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    1. Not as much as I love you! BTW - pub near rue mouffetard - Kriek!

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