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... be a growing Muslim population [much like the Netherlands next door].
While our main reason for coming to Antwerp was to watch Kieren compete in the dance competition, we did get to see some of the sights:
- Cathedral of Our Lady. Construction of this church began in the 14th Century and finished about 150 years later. At the time of its construction, it was the largest Gothic church in the ...
... gatehouses of 13th century Steen Castle (complete with a statue originally designed to be of people admiring an extremely large man's penis, which had hilariously been defaced by
17th century Jesuits who found it too obscene, and has been penis-less ever since).
In our continuing quest for the best vegan eateries for backpackers in Central Europe, we visited the Lombardia Cafe; unfortunately, this place would definitely not be high on the list. Although our healthy ...
... are in and is tappable to various points in the exhibits for extra info. The best part was the diversity exhibit where they had moveable pillars that moved over a Map of Europe, sensed the city you were over, and showed a video about that city and the EP. Overall, learning more about the European Parliment was important to me for the next 10 weeks in my job. Finally, I headed home to my apartment to prepare for tomorrow's journey!
Today was filled with a lot ...
And then try posting a quick internet post on a European keyboard. Several letters are different. It takes an odd combination of commands to type "@." Numbers are all uppercase. A helpful onlooker says "damn European keyboards!!!" Maybe the UKIP are right?
We found cold......BURRRRRRRR!!!!! And we found Rain....lots of rain. Needless to say we spent alot of our time in Antwerp indoors. We were greatly disappointed to find the National Royal Museum is closed for 3 years for rennovation. However, at the Cathedral of our Lady in Antwerp we hit a small gold ...
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- Pets allowed