I’d been thinking about Belgian waffles with berries & cream for years; and when I came, I had 2 on the second day, 1 for breakfast and 1 for ‘dinner.’ I couldn’t finish the second because of the chocolate drizzle.
Since then I’ve enjoyed the other things Belgium is famous for, moules & frites,

and 3 small handmade chocolates: I chose spicy ones and they were delicious, but I’ve walked by maybe ’50’ shops in Bruges & Brussels with chocolates or beers, and haven’t felt drawn.

Yesterday I walked back to my hotel near the Midi Station from Mini-Europe and the Atomium; it took 2 hours on cobbled streets. You really see a city if you walk several miles through it.




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It was hot yesterday in Brussels: