Brussels is certainly a lot more of a big city and a lot more modern than Gent is, with just over three times the population and the influence of being the seat of the EU and NATO. But there's a good amount of the old world on display, too.
|One kid gets a lion, and then every kid has to have a lion.|
|Oh, and Tintin. There's also plenty of |
Tintin on display.
The restaurant where we had lunch (Ellis Gourmet Burgers) did in fact have burgers mostly like home, if a bit on the fancy side. It's also the only place in this country I've ever been served ketchup with my fries. It's funny, because I have never considered myself really "into" burgers, but it was certainly a nice taste of home. I guess it was something I'd missed without even realizing it.
|This is the Delirium Tremens Nocturnum, along with the standard|
Delirium beer, which he poured for me by mistake.
|Don't let the light color fool you; darker doesn't necessarily mean stronger.|
Although the Waterloo is a mere 7.5% abv, the Urthel Hop-It is 9.5%
|Like I said, they are serious about glassware.|
The next post here will be all about balloons! Prepare for tons of photos.