De Witte Nijl
Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... many parts of it and especially the challenging Titus Canyon we did by car, hoping to get out of there prior to sunset. Oh... And the 50 degrees we've experienced out there... ;-) Great food places: Washington: Lauriol (best food on the trip and had the best tasting salad EVER) Vegas: Salsa Cantina and Blueberry Hill (great pancakes) LA: Lotería This was a holiday to never forget. I want to thank Lenny for sharing this trip with me. It was a blast! :-) ~~The ...
... was warm and friendly. JC greeted us with a friendly smile and said "It's raining! .......Yes!.....Welcome to Belgium!"
JC and Bunny showed us around the heart of Brussels. The beautiful buildings around the Rathaus were all gilded and in the centre in front of the cathedral was a monstrosity built out of scaffolding that was covered in white material that was explained to us had the city up in arms. Every Christmas a huge Christmas tree is erected ...
... with one change however for me it took 3 hrs with 2 long changes. I made it in the end though and found my way to the hostel which is in an old chocolate factory which is cool. It’s a small hostel which was nice and quiet but with a big lounge and kitchen area and a tv where I got to watch some Friends. After checking in I headed out for a quick wander around the neighbourhood. It’s ...
... buildings and finally to the
luggage collection area. Of course the luggage was late, however it
finally arrived. I got it and discovered that something had leaded
inside, but I couldn't do anything until I got to my hotel.
To get to the hotel I decided to catch the
train into the city and then the metro to the nearest metro station.
It was easy catching the train but there were no signs to guide me. I
made it to one of the main ...
... place, stretch, take Dioralyte (to replace lost salts), check that breakfast tomorrow includes eggs (need protein to last the day), empty pannier bags, wash bottles and Camelbak water bladder, shave, place dirty bike clothing in to soak, shower, wash clothes, charge my Garmin GPS device, go off to find provisions for the next day and, finally, find a restaurant.
Now, as I was struggling to ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking