Waffles and Mussels and Beers, oh my! August 4th 2005 We awoke in the morning to sunny skies that would remain for the majority of the day. Our current hostal is a lot like a dorm for really cool people. Breakfast this morning included a decent choice of food, lunch trays, and a line for entry into a cafeteria. It was a good meal, and I was certain that it would be a start to another great day of exploring and I was right.
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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