Mussels in Brussels May 26th 2010
On the train from Paris we were sitting next to a nice couple who gave us lots of tips about Belgium. The ride was quite pretty as we were mainly passing through fields. Every now and then there would be a bright yellow field which the Belgium couple told us was mustard. We have also heard that it might be Canola. Very pretty anyway.
We arrived in Brussels and at about 4:30pm and found somewh ... 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