Belgium

Jim’s Perspectives:

Have been to Belgium several times while in Europe. Drove by the Grand Place, the Palais de Justice, the European Parliament building and then had dinner enjoying some amazing food and cold beer. 

It’s impossible to visit Belgium without enjoying it’s rich culture of chocolates and waffles as I did in 2022!

One fun fact about is that Belgian men are the second tallest in the world measuring on average over 5’9″.

Went to check out where Napoleon fought his last battle … at Waterloo:

Country Information:

The capital of Belgium is Brussels. There are approximately 12 million people living here. The official languages of the country are Dutch, French, and German. Belgians predominantly practice Roman Catholicism. 

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