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Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... largest Gothic church in the then Netherlands. The church houses four works by Rubens who was a local lad [along with Van Dyk]. The church was built from the taxes on the people and they continue the theme today by requiring visitors to pay an entry fee. That mumble aside, it is truly an impressive building.
... I think we were both surprised at the reality of it all..
The concert was basically a mix of a whole bunch of popular DJs mixing techno and dub step music. That is the first time that I can honestly say that I feel like I was at a rave. There was some pretty trippy decoration and all kinds of different people. There was all kinds of 'partying' going on and lots of hands in the air.. I would like to say some of the details of what the DJs said ...
... and I said goodbye to Sharon and the crew in Bastogne, and we headed out on the 2.5 hour drive to Antwerp, Beligum. We have a hotel here for 3 nights. Luckily, it’s part of the same chain that we had just come from: Etap. So guess what. It’s the exact same set up with the don’t-mind-me-while-I-take-a-show er-8-inches-from-you kind of thing. Totes looking forward to another few mornings of that. Also, ...
... I'm in Belgium. Now what? Let's deal with a public transportation system in a city I'm totally unfamiliar with. That should be fun! I found an information desk at the airport and was expected to be treated in the usual stuffy, rude European fashion. Well, I was courteous enough to speak to her in French and it went a long way. Actually, the girl was really helpful, smiled at us the entire time, offered us brochures and (get this) ...
So my day in Antwerp went something like this – I got into the city about 11:00 am, and began my usual routine in a new city: get a map from the local information booth, and begin hitting the cultural spots etc.
Here's the snag- Antwerp was closed.
Cathedral of Our Lady – Closed.
St. James Church – Closed.
Antwerp’s local Brewery House - Closed due to construction.