Let's see if the old man is in the square so we can sit on his lap again! December 1st 2009 Too many languages swimming around in my head! Polish, Spanish, Dutch, English and now French - all in 3 weeks. I’ve found myself saying “Gracias” to Polish people, “Dziekuje” to Dutch people and now I have to think of the few random French words I know!
On the last Monday of my trip the three of us (Dad, Wanda and I) took the train into Belgium to Brussels. It was only about 1 ½ ... read more
Europe » Belgium » Brussels-Capital Region » Brussels Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions bet... ... read more