Hotel Ter Elst
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ter Elst Edegem
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Up early to have breakfast and board bus for our journey through Belgium to France. Beautiful sunny day. Not high temperatures though. Lot of traffic about particularly after we crossed the border into Belgium and again later around Antwerp. Peter discovered there was a public holiday in Germany, hence extra traffic. However it caused us to get quite a bit behind schedule. Pretty subdued journey as everyone contemplates the end of a wonderful month ...
... 100,000 demonstrators and 80,000 had come to the city centre by bus, tram and train so now they all need to get back home.
What at nightmare for police. Keep the demonstrations under control while making sure the tourists like us winding our way through the mobs and the locals stay safe.
Well we are safely back at the hotel and now we just have to hope the German train drivers strike doesn't affect us tomorrow morning!
... We had seen them yesterday and this morning as they set off and wondered that it was all about. The teams get points for formation riding, incident free and pick up points for other things too. There is an individual winner of the yellow jersey each day and points go to that rider’s team. The whole town was filled with upbeat music to help the kids along. There were hundreds out supporting the event and a great atmosphere with lots of cheering ...
... but mainly painings of the 14th to 18th centuries. Lots of Rubens, Breughels and many others to thrill us. Next, in the same complex, we visited the Magritte museum where there is a very large exhibition of the work of Paul Magritte (1880-1970). This artist is one of Belgium's most famous and there were over 150 works of art on display. His art is well known for painting unrelated items together in beautiful coloured realistic images that are normally not ...
... down the Butte and back to the bus stop, feeling fulfilled. I realized that the bus had just left about 10 minutes earlier, and the next one wasn’t for about a half an hour. I made the fateful decision to walk back to the station – after all, I’d taken the bus twice, I remembered the way, right? Everything went well, until a bus going to the station – one that was not on the schedule, I might add – passed me by. Then I got lost. ...