Ramada Plaza Liege City Center
Travel Blogs from Liège
... my way out to the ticket booth, bought my ticket and got ready to descend.
The caves in Maastricht aren’t “real”, in the sense that they aren’t filled with dank dripping water, stalagtites and stalagmites. Rather, they were formed over the course of about 700 years when stone cutters systematically quarried the naturally-occurring limestone. Inside, it’s even possible to see cart tracks about 12 feet up the wall, ...
So I've finished two full weeks of classes, and I have to say, this is so much different than the University of Minnesota. Problem-Based Learning is a completely new concept to me, and I'm still figuring out if I like it.
First of all, there are really no lectures (I actually have a lecture every Wednesday for one of my classes but it is "optional" = ain't gonna happen). Everything is discussion based, and all of the discussions are led by the students ...
... 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 ...
... brand names, what the food actually is so you have no idea what you're really buying, etc. That makes it a little more difficult to get the kind of food that you want. Aldi didn't really have a huge selection of food, but it was really cheap. Turns out, also, most stores, including chains like Aldi, do not take Visa or any American cards for that matter. Which makes it somewhat more difficult to pay for things when you have to rely on cash everywhere you go (which is a ...
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