Designhotel Maastricht - Hampshire Eden
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... to him, we’re to help him as much as possible and then stay in one place (it doesn’t do to have lost tourists wandering over 200 kilometers of limestone quarry nearly 100 feet – or 10 stories – underground). Tours are set to last about an hour, and if a group doesn’t return within a reasonable time, a search party will be dispatched post haste. This is cold comfort as we descend into the bowels of the earth with only ...
... levels of input from the "tutors" or the people that essentially run the class. Each concept starts out with a task that is "pre-discussed" where we find out learning objectives we are supposed to look for in the assigned literature. The next tutorial, we all just discuss the literature based on the learning objectives. There is no professor sitting in front of us telling us what we need to know, generally we need to figure it out on our own.
... Well we ran into a surprise parade (it was a surprise to us at least) where they had tons of marching bands and other floats and people all dressed in typically Carnaval costumes. Some of them were absolutely hilarious, others a little creepy, but it was great to see all of the people really enjoying themselves and getting into the spirit of Carnaval. The parade ended with a bunch of bakers and a man dressed in baker's clothes with a large head, ...
... up a bag of delicious looking apples which were only 2.95Euros per kilo, not too bad of a price. On the way back to the Guesthouse, we stopped one of the churches in Maastricht, the Basilica of Saint Servatius. It is dedicated to Sint Servaas, the patron saint of Maastricht, but also holds a treasury. We wandered around for a bit and walked past this gate type thing without even realizing it. Well the worker there stopped us and ...
... similar to an American style shopping mall, with a bunch of stores and restaurants all in an enclosed space. There was also a supermarket too, which was kind of strange. So we grabbed lunch at this sandwich shop, but it wasn't like the typical ham or turkey sandwiches. There were cheeseburger and what we think was meatloaf sandwiches on a hoagie bun. I got a grillworst sandwich, but it had mayonnaise or something on it. Yeah, the Dutch put mayonnaise on pretty much everything - ...
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