Arriving to nice Brussels :)
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This city is very nice. Everything is well organized. They have a nice subway, but just walking around is so nice!
I arrived to the station at 3:50pm. My plan was staying in Belgium for a couple of days, but moving to different cities. Brussels would become my "head quarters". I checked the rates for leaving my big bag there and decided to do it. I just repacked some stuff in my smaller backpack and was ready to go. Letizia, the girl from the hostel in France, gave me the phone number of the hostel where she made my reservation. Before leaving,I made a phone call to them and asked for some directions. Then I took the metro and arrived to the stop they mentioned. Once thing that surprised me - in a really good way of course - was the kindness of all the people. If you were walking holding a map, it doesn’t matter if you were lost or not, they would approach to you and ask if you need any help. :)
An old lady tried to help me and gave me some directions, how sweet!
Despite her directions, I was still a bit lost.
I went to the front desk again in order to ask for my key and I realized I was in another hostel! I didn’t arrive to the one, Letizia booked me, hahaha. Anyway I was about leaving the hostel when I heard someone said: "Bon jour!" It was a guy. I was a bit tired of listening French and just said him: "sorry, I don't speak French" and was about leaving when he told me he didnt speak French either, actually he was from
It was still early and I wanted to visit the city. Sure I wanted to go to the
I arrived to the
Time to go back to the hostel and get ready meet my new friend. I kept on enjoying this nice city. It’s so well organized and with friendly people :)
While I was doing my tour, Matt was doing some research about where we could go for a couple of drinks. Finally I met him around 8pm, as we agreed. We went out for a couple of beers. We found a nice bar, sat outside and started to chat.
Ok, it was time to go back to the hostel. Tomorrow would be a long day, first Brussels and then Brugge... Belgium adventure was getting started...