Calais to Brussels May 17th 2009 So, where was I? Oh, yes, lovely, shitty...
I got off the ferry and started looking for a place to exchange my money. Now, I had all of thirty pounds, which isn't bad, but doesn't help when you're in fucking France. After a long, fruitless search, I gave up and walked into town. Once there, I resumed my search and finally found a bank. Which was closed. And so I walked arou ... 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
I like wandering around, pretty much aimlessly, exploring new places. Sadly, I was born on an island in the middle of the Atantic Ocean, so I my wandering scope is limited. Thanks to modern technology, though, I can walk into a metal tube and be on the continent in 3 hours or so, where wandering can resume.
My opinion that Iceland is getting worse every year has been confirmed, so my plan -or what passes for a plan in my world- is to get the hell outta here again as soon as I can. I just hope the government will let me out of here...you never know, the secret police might knock on my door ... full info