Travel Blogs from Beveren
... t immediately fall in love with it. In fact, quite the opposite - I wouldn't say that I immediately hated it, or wanted out, but Brussels and I didn't quite see eye-to-eye. Sure, I really liked my job, I liked my landlady, and I liked my room.....but the city? It's just won the dubious honour of the most boring city in Europe.
Sure, I've lived in Ukraine, Russia, Italy. I'm used to weird things, crazy things, scary people and ...
... Pasta. And my breath stinks horribly from the garlic. €20. I loved every mouthful.
Accommodation here was €45 for the two nights.
Lastly be aware that this city is not English friendly, almost no signs in English & no one speaks it well.
Aug 24th. Sadly I've come to realise I despise this city for all its cement and inhospitable people. I went to central train station to ...
... journey to Koln - I signed up for the Internet, but it kept dropping out. We grabbed a cheese sandwich and a coffee when it was offered. The sandwich had 2 sorts of soft cheeses pickles - needed the coffee to unglue the mouth! We had to change trains at Koln and that was when the fun started. Our ticket said platform 6, but the electronic board said 5, so we waited there. Heard an announcement that ICE 16 was going to arrive at 7. Loaded up the bags and ...
My departure date is coming quite close right now, and I'm getting really excited.
Most of the paperwork is done and I'm ready to go.
We still haven't found a place to call home yet, but we'll find something!
I've decided to set up this blog in order to keep ...
... up this morning, we checked out the complimentary breakfast, which was nice enough. I had 3 coffees, since it was free. We sat with a girl from Germany, who's just finishing her first year as a grade school english teacher. After breakfast, we headed out with our very-obvious-neon-colored-I'm-a-tourist map. Brussels was very quite today. Most of the shops and restaurants are closed on Sundays, and we hardly saw anyone for the first leg of our walk. We took a scenic route, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking