I already spoke about Bruxelles.
And I did never promise it would be the last time, so far.
Bruxelles, it's quite a town, you know... big, bold & beautiful. It's a strange thing for me to be there like a tourist, but it's also kind of fun. And I wanted to share a little bit of my trip...
So our tour started at the famous Grand Place...
It was so rainy, we decided to do something I was dreaming of for years now... the carriage tourist tour! (never experienced before, I swear, because it's kind of a tourist thing lol)
So... much... awesome, didn't regret this a second.
|Thanks Mira for the tour!
|Grand Place (another day)
|Chocolate Maker at Queen's Gallery
But, Bruxelles it's also crazy and unique streets filled with Art Nouveau houses, my favorite artistic movement. It include the one and only Horta's House, but... in real you can spots some almost everywhere... (linked pictures from this previous post)
One of my favorite is on my direct neighborhood, I googled it for you!
As I said, we saw a lot of them... that's why Brussels isn't only beautiful but simply awesome.
Also walking into the city, it's about great places, whatever they are...
First, we goes at the Old Arts Museum, to see flemmish and baroque masters.
|My favorite, a Jordaens' masterpiece!
|La Foire d'Impruneta, Jacques Callot, circa.1620 (Detail)
|Pferds, Roelandt Savery, 1630 (Detail)
Under the rain, we saw the 20th traditional flower carpet being put up on the floor, but under the sun we saw it in person!
|Local press photo, we were here under the rain too!
|This is what we saw at least
|Of course, never forget who you are :)
Yes yes, modelhorse pictures are coming, at this point if you'd thinked this post would be free of it, forget it!
|In fact I've prepared something.
Second museum, Hergé's one. Oh yes, I can't be a Bruxelloise without loving Tintin. And let me let you know that Snowy's name is in fact Milou. Tintin & Milou, nothing else ;)
If you've read Tintin, and if you love it too, you should know a lot of things Hergé depicted are real, like the Rascar Capac mommy or the Arumbaya fetish, and both are at the centennial.
As well as this...
|Real life breyer! Yeah!
|& Another Art Nouveau House, Cauche's
So I may not live here anymore, but it's still my home.