Sleep In The City
Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... and had to exchange our remaining euros at a currency converter which was unusually open at 2 am just around the corner from the hostel. Entering our room we struggled to find which bed was ours in the dark in the overcrowded 24 bed dorm. I took a middle bunk, while Bridget was lucky enough to sleep on the top bunk which was three beds up.
Waking up for the free breakfast with limited sleep we were ready to make our way back to Sheffield to continue our working ...
... Our eurostar journey went very smoothly and we changed to the brussels metro to go one stop. It was dark now and we had no idea of where the hotel was only that it was supposed to be only 100m from the station. Inevitably we tried all four exits at the crossroads without success and were left standing baffled at the crossroad, inspiration struck as i thought that the written address was on a square and that a small pedestrianised area down the ...
... her mom joined in as well. Then, we knew the day had started.
We headed to the train station to get to Antwerp which was only a 30 minute train ride. Also, Antwerp is a Belgian city just for reference. It is the financial capital for Belgium because of the Antwerp port brings in most the trade! I believe it is also the largest city in Belgium (when you take out the surrounding area for Brussels). Antwerp is known for sophistication ...
... ones in other cities. Just
next to the bank museum was this great church, it stood on a hill so
it could be seen all around. I had a quick look in here and then
continued on my way. The cartoon museum was a bit further on from the
church and had a big tintin display as well as smurfs and other comic
books. There was a big gift shop as well.
After finishing up at the cartoon museum I
headed to the station. I was planning on heading out to the area ...
... exhibition, and the awesomeness of the beach itself. It is really nice to just sit down and relax on the beach and there are some spots where you can walk out on a stone boardwalk and just sit down and fish or relax too. Barcelona is a very laid back city.
I have gone to La Boqueria which is an open air market with tons of different foods on Las Ramblas. Las Ramblas the street itself is hugely popular. You can walk down it for hours and go into all sorts ...