Brussels, Belgium; Day 5

On a cool and rainy day in Belgium our Adventurers were able to take care of some final travel arrangements, pack for Amsterdam tomorrow, play Minecraft and watch a classic movie from the 80’s. In other words, today was a leisurely Sunday spent without the usual number of steps in our average week.  We areContinue reading “Brussels, Belgium; Day 5”

Brussels, Belgium; Day 4

One year ago today we waved goodbye to our San Clemente house and hit the road to our first destination in Monterey, California. Since then we’ve had so many Adventures they are hard to count and since we’re not quite done, we’ll wait on the counting for a little while longer. But it’s a bigContinue reading “Brussels, Belgium; Day 4”

Brussels, Belgium; Day 3

Today we had a full complement of 5 Adventurers to explore this capital city of Belgium and, in a way, the European Union. We chose to travel on the Brussels Metro to get around. We found this Metro to be a bit shabbier, smaller, and more expensive than the Paris version but it was muchContinue reading “Brussels, Belgium; Day 3”

Brussels, Belgium; Day 2

We had one Adventurer a bit under the weather today. Seems a summer cold has been working its way through the family and today it knocked Brian back a bit. So the other 4 had some fun around town. Our first stop was a well known landmark called Mannekin Pis. Dutch for ‘Little Pissing Man’Continue reading “Brussels, Belgium; Day 2”

Brussels, Belgium; Day 1

When deciding our destinations in Europe, the kids chose Belgium as one of their picks. They were very specific that it was for the waffles and chocolate and they don’t really care about anything else. At least they are honest. Perhaps we’ll find some ways to round out their experience. Oh, and get some ofContinue reading “Brussels, Belgium; Day 1”