Wow, two within two days . . . December 7th 2006 Brussels was definitely an interesting weekend, and I think it accelerated the desire to return to Chicago. More on that in a sec . . .
This was the first, and not the last, that I was all by myself (cue Eric Carmen). Alli & Andrew were off to a skiing trip in the Alps (about that, it’s the warmest there in 1,300 years), Katie booked herself a trip to Paris to see family friends, and Melissa de ... 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