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Larry the Leit

Two hours in Brussels

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I'll be en route to South West France this week, whilst on tour with my band.  The tour manager has arranged my train journey, as it's a fraction of the price of flights and actually quicker, but I will have two hours free time in Brussels at tea time on Thursday.

 

Any recommendations of what I should do with the time in the city (Midi station area), other than ask JB for a drink?

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Midi area has nothing of interest. Take the Green line Metro to Bours/Bourse and the Grand Place is behind the big classical building, plenty of bars around that area or try the seafood platters in one of the street restaurants on the street to the North West of the Grand Place.

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Beer, chocolate and ask if anybody knows Poirot. That's Belgium pretty much done.

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I'll be en route to South West France this week, whilst on tour with my band.  The tour manager has arranged my train journey, as it's a fraction of the price of flights and actually quicker, but I will have two hours free time in Brussels at tea time on Thursday.

 

Any recommendations of what I should do with the time in the city (Midi station area), other than ask JB for a drink?

How on earth can it be quicker?

You're spouting nonsense

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How on earth can it be quicker?

You're spouting nonsense

 

It can be quicker if your destination is not that near an airport, or in fact there aren't any direct flights there from where you're setting off from.  

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It can be quicker if your destination is not that near an airport, or in fact there aren't any direct flights there from where you're setting off from.

I still don't believe it's quicker

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Larry's next question: One night in Bangkok?

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Larry's next question: One night in Bangkok?

 

It was actually going to be 90 minutes in Paris (Friday), followed by 60 minutes in London (also Friday) but I'll just be in the Euston Tap so no concern there.

 

In answer to your question about Bangkok, it can take 90 minutes to get out of the airport there!  Although there are trolleys there where you can buy manners.

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This does not concern me, or my band.

 

http://www.acousticales.com/brews.html

 

"The Groupie" Belgian Style Strong Blonde Ale 8%abv

The Groupie is no wimpy blonde!  This golden colored ale is medium bodied, well balanced and smooth. Banana undertones and honey are noticeable on the nose with subtle hints of baking spices on the finish.

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The last time I was there we just sat in a bar with John Cleese for two hours until Graeme Chapman and Marty Feldman turned up.

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It was actually going to be 90 minutes in Paris (Friday), followed by 60 minutes in London (also Friday) but I'll just be in the Euston Tap so no concern there.

 

In answer to your question about Bangkok, it can take 90 minutes to get out of the airport there!  Although there are trolleys there where you can buy manners.

 

Never a bad option. :)

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So far Just Browny is resisting my approaches.  Perhaps he thinks everyone from Wakey is as good looking as Ben Westwood.

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So far Just Browny is resisting my approaches.  Perhaps he thinks everyone from Wakey is as good looking as Ben Westwood.

Your approaches are about as real as your band. What time are you in town?

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Your approaches are about as real as your band. What time are you in town?

 

I'll have you know that my band is in very good form, and much in demand.  Hence all the touring, with my band.

 

17:10 - 19:17.  Zuid/Midi.

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I'll have you know that my band is in very good form, and much in demand.  Hence all the touring, with my band.

 

17:10 - 19:17.  Zuid/Midi.

 

I make that 2hrs and 7 minutes.

 

This thread lacks all credibility

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I make that 2hrs and 7 minutes.

 

This thread lacks all credibility

 

In actual fact the timings are not all that precise.  I've moved at least one of the times by several minutes to avoid being stalked by fans of my band, with whom I am touring.

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If you were any good you could try busking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, the pub it is then.

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In actual fact the timings are not all that precise.  I've moved at least one of the times by several minutes to avoid being stalked by fans of my band, with whom I am touring.

 

That does make sense then - my apologies

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