Getting Lost in Brussels

March 6, 2008

I had the pleasure of attending the Digital News Affairs conference in Brussels on March 3-4 I’ll write more about that soon. In my few moments of free time, I had a great time getting lost in the narrow streets of Brussels and getting acquaited with the capital of Europe.

dsc_0150_brusselssquarenight.jpgThe main square in Brussels

In front of the EU Parliament

The European Commission

The Mannekin Pis, a tiny little statue has somehow has become a symbol of Brussels.

Built for the world fair in 1958, the Atominium structure has rooms in giant spheres connected by escalators and stairways. The conference reception was held in the middle sphere.

atominium_frombelow.jpgThe Atominium from below



The smells of belgian food–mussels, french fries, chocolate, etc.– filter through the narrow streets in the old city. you can’t walk through there without working up an appetite!


palace_gardens.jpgThe Royal Palace


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