Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... were in for a shock as they walked just about every where, we left Ghent and headed to the diamond Capital of the world and i had a bet with Baz that Stewart would find a rock (diamond) for Nancy, in the mean time we were walking along a street with all these weird houses on it they were funny shapes some looked like castles others looked like ships with big portals and others like ghoul movie and gargoyles and other oddities hanging off them. We soon went past a ...
... main square but there wasnt. There was just a rather strange scaffolding thing which vaguely resembled a xmas tree and which people could climb up presumably for the view. There was also a rather nice nativity scene complete with a couple of sheep. There are a variety of stalls in the streets around the square and there was a fairly festive feeling in the air.
I think that the main square in Brussels is very attractive and there was enough bustle about the place to make it ...
... sure their chocolate and waffles. We passed by many chocolate shops, all claiming to be the best Belgium chocolate. Saw a few waffle places, but did not try any. Did buy some dark chocolate covered orange peel, which has always been my favourite, from the Antwerp Chocolate Store. Their slogan is "The Ultimate Taste".
On the way back to the car, we stopped for dinner at ...
... bring none other than gangs, knives, drugs and generally pscyho looking clientele. What a beautiful spot we both agreed.
Our theory was full proof, chain our stuff to the bed, pray that it’s still there and go straight to Delirium Bar, and that’s exactly what we did. We enjoyed some of the best beer in the world, again. Delirium Bar has a reported 2,000 choices ...
... in the middle of nowhere. Easily found the Bornem train station about a 1km walk from the hotel, and due to the holiday,there was no one in the station, but we managed to figure out how to get to Antwerp (16.8€ round trip for the three of us! I love European train travel!) and spent the late afternoon enjoying the town of Antwerp, which is really pretty with tons of great shops ( all closed due to the holiday, which was probably a good thing) and lots of places ...
Other places to stay in Antwerp
Tolstraat 26, Antwerp | Hotelfrom $66