Bruxelles (Brussels) September 6th 2007 In my opinion, Brussels has the most unique character of any European City I have visited so far. Brussels is a bilingual city where both French and Dutch are official languages, so all the streets have two completely sounding names. Some of the people you come across do understand English, but I was lucky enough to stay with French speaking family.
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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
Helen Keller once said "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
I'm lucky enough to have this adventure and make one of my dreams come true. I hope you visit my page and vicariously enjoy this experience of a lifetime!
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." -- Lao Tzu
"Tourists don't know where they've been...travelers don't know where they're going." -- Paul Theroux
As with any journey, who you travel with can be more important than your destination. You never know who you'll encounter along the way. Who knows, maybe fairytales come true after all... full info