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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

February 2006- Brussels Part III

Hotel de Ville sideview

Dedication plaque
Of course, Belgium is famous for their lace making...

Bruxelles Lace
As well as their quirky sense of humor...

Manneken Pis Lollipop, Anyone

The Man(neken) Himself

The Famous Manneken Pis
And also the ever famous Belgian waffle, which I must say there is a reason it has earned fame. In our experience, it surpassed our wildest expectations. Soooooo good...

Belgian Waffle avec fraises et chocolat

Belgian Waffle with real cream, walnuts, and chocolate
This was one of my favorite paintings in one of the many museums in Brussels. So bizarre...

Ok...yeah, this is just weird.
I made him to the lion paw thing...

I made him do the lion paw thing
Justin bought me these flowers from a man peddling them at dinner the night we stayed in Brussels. The buds were still closed that night, but they blooms were so lovely and huge once they'd opened. And the dinner that night was perhaps one of the best I've ever had in my life. Lapin moutarde--rabbit with a mustard sauce. Abso-frickin'-delicious. I'm contemplating going back just to eat it one more time before crossing the Atlantic. If only I could remember the name of the restaurant...

Bruxelles Flowers


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