Karl Marx once sat in this restaurant/cafe working on his Communist Manifest. Inspired by Marx and Belgium I began working on a manifest of my own - I call it the "Chocolate Manifest". It's a treatise on how the struggle between the Proletariat and Bourgeoisie can be ended by free and equal access for all to Belgian chocolate.
Unfortunately, my work was never completed - in keeping with the theme I wrote everything using a special chocolate ink. As a result, I ended up eating all the pages that I had written.
Worshipping in the Church of Chocolate April 22nd 2007 Geo: 50.8371, 4.36761Breakfast on the plane was a crappy, stale croissant, a fruit cup, yogurt, and a pack of raisins. Blah. Though breakfast wasn't, the landing was beautiful - I couldn't feel a thing. I can only remember one landing similar to that. Heathrow airport - I'd forgotten how big it was! I seemingly walked forever to get to the other terminal. It really sucked at t ... 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