Hampshire Hotel - Churchill Terneuzen
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... to see the town, which turned out to be nothing special. The town is famous for its mussels rather than its buildings, so on the way back we stopped at a restaurant advertising spare ribs. Isi decided to have a fish dish instead and it was excellent whereas John had the ribs as usual.
We arrived back and saw the lady hafenmeister taking down the flags. We were told that we were ...
... not much to see except a lot of jewelry stores and numerous Jewish men. Near our hotel was the home of the painter Peter Paul Rubens with scores of paintings by him as well as other artists he admired. The house is elaborate because Rubens was an industry unto himself who used assistants and students to turn out dozens of works. He was also a successful architect and diplomat. The city of Antwerp was a bit of a surprise as I knew it as a major port and industrial hub. It is ...
... the coast line as well. Along the way we saw this huge canal crossing where the whole highway was stopped for a boat to cross. The fort was right near the beach and was built in a hexagon shape as Napoleon thought they were going to be invaded by the british at any time we later discovered that the fort became part of the atlantic wall too. May as well.
Had a big history day today there is so much to see in Europe and it just makes it come alive, as I know ...
... Anyway the place wasn't anything amazing but maybe a little more authentic and more of a place you'd go to if you were a local so it was a bit cheaper. The plain crepe we got was superb and it went down nice with our beverages of choice.
We tried the famed frits in the traditional way with mayonnaise type sauce and by this stage the effect of uneven footpaths and cobblestones were really wearing the old feet thin so ...
... till it slowed to a light drizzel of rain as the snow made seeing out of the windows hard. i really need to be able to see out of the windows around here. I had one lunatic 1000tonner overtake me in the lock! Luckily he spoke english so he understood the telling off i gave him on the vhf. I have been through some busy ports before but nothing like here. We entered ...