Travel Blogs from Lokeren
... in Brussels (other than the public fountain!) was a traditional bar called ‘T Goudblommeke in Papier – a small bar you’d almost blink and miss if you didn’t know it was there, with dark wooden tables and benches and the walls covered in frames of all sorts of odds and ends. It’s more like a museum than a bar, and there’s a large old black and white photo taken from the front of a group of regulars who used to frequent the hotel including Rene ...
... that could be considered interesting by non-archivists. Work is challenging, but good, and I attended an amazing conference over a weekend. Even as I write that, I feel like I’m slipping back into my archival nerdiness, so I’ll let it drop. I promise I’ll write something more entertaining about my most recent adventures in the wilds of this strange little country, but I’ve had cause to think about ...
Headed to the train station for a 1 day excursion to Brussels. Great news, they had a sale on return trip to Brussels-9.90€! Regular price 27€ (Via Rail are you listening). We got on the train in Bruge and had just left the station when the old guy across the row from us pulled a Jupiler beer out of a bag and cracked it open-it was 10:00 in the morning. Some people's breakfasts are different than others.There are actually 3 train stations in Brussels so ...
... for a King staged as if it were in the kings time
Free beer and cheese cake
Rained and the show went on, but Adam and I bailed when it started to pour
Stopped raining, so we visited a local bar called Delerium where they have over 2000 beers
Left and went to a souvenir shop and took the train to the main train station
Caught our shuttle bus to the airport where we would sleep.
... The museum is right off the Grand Place, and we got off the Metro at the Bourse (the Belgian Stock Exchange building). This required that we make a metro transfer and we almost had a terrible incident.
As we were coming down the escalator, we realized that there was a train on the tracks. We decided to run for it. Joe jumped in one door, and I jumped in another with Bryn in my arms. Sage was right behind me, ...
Other places to stay in Lokeren
Zelebaan 100, Lokeren | Hotelfrom $148