Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... to some Belgian waffles, we decided it was time to head back -- and just in time too, as it started to rain as we were heading for the station. We did pop in at the Magnum store, where one could design one's own Magnum bar. We were tempted until we saw the operation up close -- had it been that we ourselves got to do the dipping, etc., it might have been worth it. Ben settled for buying a Magnum bar once we were back in Brussels. Seems like a reasonable compromise to me. ...
... via Ettlebruck and Mersch (either of which is closer to Larochette than Luxembourg City). In the end, this meant we had to make two more train transfers in order to get to the bus that would take us home. The first train out of Liege was heading to Namur where we had a little over 10 minutes to catch the next train to Arlon. However, even as we were being given our new itinerary, the train from Liege to Namur ...
... only 2.5 hours. We landed on time at 9.30 am and the
temperature was -30C and IT WAS SNOWING! First time either of us has seen snow
actually falling! Aleisha was waiting
for us and had the car parked just outside the terminal but we had to have a
quick run around in the snow and catch it as it fell!
Oh and our international
travelling companion, Wally, is again with us on this trip!
Our journey was off to an amazing ...
... br> Glenn met up with a group of Danes later that night staying in our hotel on a Polaris convention- what are the chances of finding people in Belgium to talk about snowmobiling with- bon chance! Apparently he drank lots of beer with them until quite late because he was not moving very quickly the next morning. In fact, he tried to get out of the city tour- but not a chance, everyone must participate!
... cranes that move the containers have ‘MSC HOME TERMINAL’ painted along their jibs. There are also lots of MSC ships alongside too, as you would expect. We are here for 3 days, an almost unheard of period of time for a container ship to be in one place.
Nick one of my fellow passengers leaves tomorrow and Arne and I have said we will share the cost of a cab to get him into the centre of Antwerp. With 2 full days we can do some sightseeing, if ...
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