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The goth-themed bar in Brussels

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Today we venture south to Brussels. First stop is the Atmomium, a monument originally built for Expo '58.


Curiosity almost gets the better of me as I pass the "Drug Opera" (see below... have we taken a wrong turn and arrived at Amsterdam??) but I resist temptation and venture on to fertile photographic territory centred on Brussels' Grote Markt (main square).


The shot below is that of a chocolate replica of the Manneken Pis - a statue of a urinating boy and one of Brussels' major tourist attractions.


Off the main square is "Le Cercueil", a goth-themed bar complete with skulls, coffin-tables, and an endless background drone of death-metal and thrash music. What better place to take the family? The snap I took doesn't do the place justice – the flash ruined the gloomy, dank ambience...


After this it's a speedy trip back to Paris with no border crossings or currency exchanges to hinder us.

Posted by scottness 17:35 Archived in Belgium Tagged brussels

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