Hotel Bemelmans

Grachtstraat 90, Schin op Geul, Limburg, 6305 AP, Netherlands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Schin op Geul

Tomb Raider

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

... lamps to light our way. As we descended, I had the strange feeling of being in a Tomb Raider game, or like Tintin in South America. The well-quarried cave walls give the impression of being in an ancient tomb in spots, and I could imagine, as I followed the heat and flicker of the kerosene lamp, that I was exploring King Tut’s tomb. I saw beautiful things….. (there are paintings on the walls, completed in the 1950s, of everything from ...

What I Came Here to do - School

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

... because most presentations back home have only the people presenting talking with maybe a question-answer panel at the end. Here, presenting is much more interactive, which I actually find to be not only easier on the presenters, but also helps to learn it more and create discussions. If only I could do that back at Minnesota...

So, we'll see how PBL goes, but so far, I think it's going pretty well and I like it. That might change come exam time though...
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Prince Carnaval

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... of a sports mascot. So we followed the crowd of people heading over to the Markt where there was a stage set up and people everywhere. There were probably thousands of people filling the square and peering from the windows of the buildings around us. Everything was so festive with people wearing the traditional colors of Carnaval, red, yellow, and green, and flying flags with those colors as well.

This ceremony was the unveiling of the ...

Exploring Maastricht

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... no water anywhere, no drinking fountains, nothing. So, Hannah and I grabbed a couple for the road.

The best part of today was actually just slowing down and admiring the beauty of the city. Instead of tearing down and building new buildings like is common in the US, in Maastricht, they reuse the old buildings, so most of the buildings, especially in the city center are hundreds of years old. We wandered around the ...

Arrival Week

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... PBL) system works. About 15 of us from around the world met in a room with our mentor named Lisa as we talked more in depth about how the PBL system is designed and how it is supposed to help us in learning. We did a practice case as well using WikiLeaks as our example (more about PBL later too). We finished with this pretty early in the day and so Brad, Hannah, Erin (a girl from Texas A&M), and I went to the Hema shopping center to do more grocery shopping. This place ...

Location

This hotel, located on Grachtstraat 90, Schin op Geul, is near Thermae 2000, Holland Casino Valkenburg, Thermenmuseum (Roman Baths Museum), and Fairy Tale Forest (Sprookjesbos).
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