Trains and Atomiums

Our first full day in Brussels we enjoy more waffles and chocolates before heading out to see some odd sights. First up Train World a museum dedicated to the history of railroads in Europe, as Belgium had the first rail line in continental Europe. The next destination for the day is the Atomium, a structure like the Eiffel tower or Space Needle, constructed for a Worlds Fair and never taken down.

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Belgium waffles disappear too quickly to photograph

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Covered streets are great on rainy days

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Welcome to the Train World

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Trains

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Conductor boarding

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Steam engines are surprisingly complicated

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Train selfie

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Lets get out of here

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Admiring the scenery

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Enter a caption

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The Type 12, train of the future

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Our travel itinerary

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A model of the train we had taken from Amsterdam

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The Atomium

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Getting the Instagram picture

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Young Atlas

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There is no angle from which this structure is uninteresting

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A flock of birds flying underneath in the rain

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The secret plans

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Going up?

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Taking a nice pic

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