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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
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... I arrived in Leuven yesterday afternoon after 17 hours of travelling. Two planes and two trains brought me to this place I will call home for the next two months. I live in a one bedroom apartment on the 3rd floor of a walk up. An old staircase spirals up the centre of the building and it is steep; something I learned while lugging my bags up three flights. My window faces the courtyard outside which has a flower shop, clothing store ...
... fair. It stands over 100 meters tall and is shaped as an iron crystal magnified 158 billion times. We didn't go to the top of the Atomium, but it apparently offers quite the panoramic views.
On our final day in Belgium we took a day trip to Antwerp and Bruges in the Northern, or Flemish, part of Belgium where Dutch is the main language. It was funny being so close to Amsterdam, which was our starting point 6 months ...
... She is now a teacher.
Then we went to the Kastel Van Horst http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kasteel_va n_Horst_(Belgi%C3%AB). Had a pinche (pint of beer) in what was formerly the stables, but has been converted to be a quite beautiful white tablecloth restaurant.
The castle is surrounded by a moat, just like it would be in an old story. Made of brick and is so old it ...
... and, after we all introduced ourselves, assigned us buddies. On most tours, you pick a buddy based on whoever's closest to you when the guide tells you to choose a buddy. Rolinka likes to assign buddies, and we have to figure out what compelled her to make the connections she did. On the Paris and the Heart of France tour, it was based on our star signs. I'll have to ask my buddy, Ivery Toussant, tomorrow if he's a Virgo.
We then had a quick orientation tour, during ...
... After getting off the ferry in Rotterdam, me, Olivia, and three others from Georgia Tech Lorraine (GTL) find ourselves in Brussels central station and discover that there are no more trains that day back to Metz (where GTL is). Hence, they were all stuck in Brussels for the night. Luckily! They had me, so they didn't have to spend anything extra, just get up early and take the first train to Metz! However, one of the GTL people had a friend in town, and he ...