Tag Archives: Grand Place

The Grand Place and what Louis XIV did to Brussels

King Louis XIV was the Sun King to his French subjects and the man who built and lived in the magnificent palace of Versailles to the millions of tourists who visit Paris and its environs. But he was the original … Continue reading

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A Dog from Nivelles

On Monday morning, May 28, 2012 we took a taxi to the Gare de Nivelles to board the next train to Brussels. It was after the commute hours and there were just a few people standing around. And a dog. … Continue reading

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