Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... material. Not only does it house the two oldest surviving printing presses in the world and complete sets of dies and matrices, it also has an extensive library, a richly decorated interior and the entire archives of the Plantin business. Among ...
... as in Paris.
Evy was at great pains to make sure we sampled all that was special in Belgium, but decided she must be our worst couch surfing host yet, having sent us to the sculpture park when it was closed! Not at all. She introduced us to so much, took us to so many places, provided us with a very comfortable home for four days and the company of her flatmates: Marjo a lawyer, Caterina training for drama teaching and Evy herself a doctor wanting to train in pediatrics.
... to be there on monday and tuesday, so I left on friday so I could spend the weekend with him.
I arrived in perth, picked up my rental car, and he was already waiting for me :)
I got COMPLETELY lost! the GPS of my phone wasn't working either, but I DID make it! within an hour or 2!! :)
That night we wanted to go to the casino, but we changed the plans when we saw each other again. I was booked in in a hostel, so we cancelled it and ...
... the pita restaurant at lunch. The Subway was very close to the entrance to the Eurostar terminal, so this seemed like a logical choice. Unfortunately, the Subway was closed when we reached it. I didn't really know why this would be. So, it was after 7:00 on a Saturday night, but wouldn't they expect people to be taking trains back to London and to be hungry? Perhaps it was because it was the day before Easter. In any case, that was no longer an option, ...
... at the bar and ordered my second beer of the night. What follows is a detailed reconstruction of my night from my diligently filled in notebook that becomes increasingly unreadable as the night (and drinks) goes on.
After that second drink, I had caught the attention of the Chinese bartender lady who asked me “something something Chinois.” Knowing Chinois was French for Chinese, I nodded. And just like that, we started to converse in Chinese. ...
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Tolstraat 26, Antwerp | Hotelfrom $66