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... an hour) thought about getting a hair cut but didn't. It costs a lot over here.
I then also went and lay down for a while. Like three hours.
At 7 I did a little tour with a guy who does free tours and he told me of the history of Antwerp and some really cute stories.
My favourite two are:
The Muze...the place we went last night? Turns out that went bankrupt last year ...
... a tour called Historium which was a story of two young people's infatuation that explained the history of the city through their story. We had audio headsets to hear the videos being played. We walked from room to room which was decorated to fir the scene. Smells were pumped into the room, lights were used like lightening, snow fell, and wind was blown to help us experience what they had in 1528. We spent time wandering the city and had a great time of it.
We went to ...
... be a growing Muslim population [much like the Netherlands next door].
While our main reason for coming to Antwerp was to watch Kieren compete in the dance competition, we did get to see some of the sights:
- Cathedral of Our Lady. Construction of this church began in the 14th Century and finished about 150 years later. At the time of its construction, it was the largest Gothic church in the ...
... up some of the world's finest beers. I spent most of my time roaming the streets poking my head into various cafes and shops, sampling their wares.Some of the highlights included the Manaken Pis, the iconic statue of a little boy happily peeing into a fountain. There were also countless talented street performers that I came across. Chocolate, beer and waffles should never really mix, but somehow it works in Belgium.
England is next...
... And hooray! Finished. I highly recommend any guitarist or musician read it, even if you don't like The Rolling Stones. Not only is the guy completely indestructible and should have died countless times, but when he talks about recording, writing songs, and guitar, it's so intriguing.
The sun was starting to go down and I was hungry, so it was food time.Found a little pub, and had a stew, salad, and fries with a beer. I think it all up cost me 10€, ...