Interrailing into Brussels: Day 2
Posted June 26, 2018. 472 words.
Day two and we were off to an early start. We ate a buffet breakfast, talked to our hostel-mates, and ventured north.
We visited the Basilica and peeked inside. Finished in 1911, this modern cathedral is a marvel. Then we caught a train.
Then, off to the Atomium we went. It is huge and has fantastic views of the surrounding city. Then, we visited the ADAM museum and wandered around the Expo grounds. Most of the buildings have been long since destroyed or replaced, but the Chinese and Japanese pavilions are still intact. Or so we thought. Upon arriving in the gardens we find the Chinese pavilion boarded up and the Japanese pavilion inaccessible. Light research reveals that they were both closed five years ago as they were starting to fall apart. A shame.
In the evening we cook a fry up, and play a few games of pool.
Zeppelin. The Streets and a Lamp and Trees.
The Basilica from the Green. The Basilica on the Hill.
From The Road. Inside and Light through the Trees
Metro. Building Five.
The Atomium from Afar. ADAM.
Plastic Furniture. Plastic Things. Blue Light.
The Atomium from Below and Up and Out
Mini-Europe. Expo 58.
The Plan. Rising. Through the Mist.
Royal Palace. Chinese Pagoda. Japanese Tower.
Memorial. Bustling Crossroads.
A new Challenger Approaches. Pretty Cute.
2 Cats, 2 Churches, 102m Climbed, 2 Museums, 144 Photos, 2 Pool Games Won, 24,367 Steps, and 3 Trains.