Best Western Hotel Docklands
Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... architecture. Entering further into the city after gaining directions to our hostel we could not believe the stunning architecture throughout the city streets. The buildings were very well maintained considering their historical appearance and after a short stop at McDonalds to fuel our greasy fast food cravings we made our way to the hostel.
We had been choosing the cheapest options where possible regarding accommodation during the entirety of our ...
... their quirkiness =P. Anyways, managed to find Wim at the end of that, complete in his old fluoro green jacket from Sweden haha. Caught up over dinner of fries at supposedly the BEST fries place in Brussels (it was certainly amazing) and was good to hear that he is almost free of his masters though the nine exams that he has to complete sounds daunting =S. Especially just after Christmas‼ It just isn’t fair! Glad I ...
... to the very stylish. But looking in shop windows the
spring themes seem to be light pastels with soft voile type
see-through fabrics and what I'd read in an airline magazine - the
African influence. Not the zebra prints etc but the vibrant colours
of African beadwork worked into fabrics from tee shirts to high
fashion garments. Too cold for us to see any of this being worn yet!
Had contact via txt with our Antwerp CS host and all organised ...
Today was the day that I was going to go back
to London and then head back home, but there was still time to see
more of what Brussels had on offer. I got up at 7.15am, had breakfast
and returned to my room. Here I packed my bag completely and got
ready to leave. I took my bag down to luggage storage and checked out
of the hotel.
My aim today was to see a few of the museums. ...
... to leave.
We hopped back over to the hotel and grabbed our bikes and took them for a spin in Vondelpark. Vondelpark is one of the most famous parks in Amsterdam and it was really cool to ride in during the winter. Some of the paths were quite slippery and the bike almost fell out from underneath of you if you didn't take the turns cautiously. It was quite interesting because it had many little side gardens and ponds in the park. There was also many bridges ...