Nemo 33 is the deepest indoor swimming pool in the world.The pool is located in Brussels, Belgium. Its maximum depth is 34.5 metres (113 ft). It contains 2.78787 million litres of non-chlorinated, highly filtered spring water maintained at 30 °C (86 °F) and holds several simulated underwater caves at the 10 metres (33 ft) depth level.
In 1972, Malcolm Forbes bought this luscious green morsel as his private refuge; now its owner, Red Bull magnate Dietrich Mateschitz, has spared no expense to create a spectacular tropical hideaway. The high price tag gets you over-the-top luxury and total privacy in one of 25 unique villas—all glamorous versions of traditional Fijian dwellings. Each opens onto its own private pool. Inside, you’ll find the expected mod cons (Bose sound systems, giant plasma TVs, a personal bar stocked with…
JRB: I think I missed all this, too! - It was a rainy national holiday, and we almost had the whole place to ourselves! - La Belgique est connue pour les gaufres aussi. Vendeurs vendrez des gaufres dans les kiosques dans la rue pendant la nuit après la plupart des restaurents sont fermés.
Het Steen is medieval fortress in the old city centre of Antwerp. Built after the Viking incursions in the early Middle Ages as the first stone fortress of Antwerp, Het Steen is Antwerp's oldest building and used to be its oldest urban centre. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Het_Steen