|Dulle Griet - "Mad Meg" , 35,000 lbs, from about 1450AD|
Outbound to Leuven & Kiel, Day 2 of 24, August 30, 2018
By: Van D
- I’m amazed that the population has not been killed off by bikes, buses, cars, trucks and trains/trolleys! But instead am in awe that the populace have adapted to the controlled confusion of the city.
- Looking forward to my breakfast of bacon/eggs/potatoes and toast I am forced to go with a “lesser” meal of peanut butter banana toast and prosciutto and find I’m quite happy with second choices.
- One of the more interesting museums to visit was “Museum Dr. Guislain” which describes and explores the mental illnesses and treatments throughout the centuries and the progression of acceptance and care that we now have and await even more advanced medical and psychopathic care. (I, myself had a aunt that was institutionalized and had “shock treatment”.) Very scary as a young child to hear these stories.
- One of the more popular photo stops was at a cannon that never was fired “Dulle Griet or Mad Meg “ (above)