Theater Hotel Leuven
Travel Blogs from Leuven
... bit of trouble as the place is set up for bikes mainly (not so much for walking) and I was also staying opposite the Groot Begijnhof. Everywhere you go in Belgium they have these Begijnhofs. They are basically sort of convents for single women but you don't need to take vows in order to live in them. They are villages of single women who want to live independently from the 12th century (apparently the crusades wiped out the men so there were a lot of single ...
... type of potato bake with their special touch) soon has one feeling right at home..with the hundreds of others/ locals.
From the Grand Place , with it's Illumination spectaculars over the facades of the Town Hall and the King’s House right up to Place St Catherine with it's fantasy baroque character merry go rounds, and the 60 metre ice rink , it is a sight to behold. Sleep comes easily once more with thoughts of lights, sights and the magic of Xmas ...
... as we watched them play (they are so incredibly like us) it was the opposite case when I noticed the jaguar staring at me like I was today's tasty lunch!
One of the days in Antwerp I went off on my own for a few hours (I am SO much better at not getting lost now) and found the trendy area with all the unique clothing stores and there were a few really good second hand clothes shops too. In this area I found the Mode Museum, which is a fashion museum that had ...
... Until I realized, I'm not in Leuven anymore. But I don't understand! I swear to god the bus said number 2 on the front, which should take me home. But no. The bus had taken me to the next town over so I had to sit on that thing for a good half hour until the bus driver looped back to the train station. My life is a joke.
Also, can I just tell you how many times I've run down the stairs to the train as it's pulling away. EVERY TIME. Need to work on my timing...
... peeing. Whilst the amount of crowding and picture taking about the statue seemed rather ridiculous, what I did find interesting was that a bizarre ritual exists in which they dress the child in a different outift every other week. They have also been known, during times of festivity, to tap the fountain up to a keg of world famous Belgian beer. Finally, there was the Royal Gallery of Saint Hubert, upscale shopping arcade and yet another architectural marvel for the time ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility