Travel Blogs from Antwerp
I don't think I can recall being so tired and hungry before - after 143 km I could barely think straight (no change there then, I hear you say ;)
My cycle to Antwerp from the border town of Essen was unspectacular, apart from the many cyclists out on the roads who ackowledged me. As I arrived on the outskirts of the city I took a wrong …
May 19 - Antwerp We arrived in Antwerp about lunchtime and went directly to our hostel to dump our bags. This hostel is quite a bit better then the Amsterdam one and cheaper to boot. I still don't quite understand how we got such a good price but I'm not complaining. We booked online at the price of E19 for night (each), but when we got there the …
... watching the Hasidic Jews go about their business, and window-shopping in the diamond district.
Only sour note to the whole experience was that Megan kept stepping in dog poo, and ranting about people picking up after their dogs etc.
Bus to Paris on 28 August, to vote at the Australian ...
... nice, spoke English and
then offered us water from their cooler.
About 1:30 we stopped for lunch and
then proceeded towards St. Ann's Tunnel. The tunnel is a pedestrian
and cyclist tunnel that goes under the Schelde River. On the street
you get into this giant elevator that is about 15' sq.. It takes you
down 43 meters or about 130', the door opens and you are facing a
very cold, long ...
... br> Next up I went to the Belgium brewers museum,
this was a good museum and gave free samples. After a few beers it
was time for lunch, so I walked around a found a place that sold
gyros. This was one of the best gyros that I had and it was in
Brussels. From the palace area I started heading to the cartoon
museum, but along the way I got lost and found the Brussels bank
museum, so I had a look in here as it was free to enter. An
interesting museum but there ...