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... at 11 pm but we managed to keep them going a bit longer with the help of a local group who had just finished rehearsals for a Pantomime and saw the lights still on!!
Next morning dawned clear and cold and only now could we see the pretty area where Yvonne lives. She cooked us a yummy breakfast and then Dennis took Tricks for a run before Mac arrived to take us for a tour around the area including Stratford upon Avon. A very picturesque place with a canal on edge ...
... the usual stuff, but also lots of shops selling Belgian chocolate (at prices significantly cheaper than Katoomba). Apparently the local beer is very good, so after exploring as much as we wanted we went to a cafe and had a local beer, followed by Belgian waffles with ice cream and warm chocolate sauce. Then we went and watched the beautiful swans and the ducks on the canal - very pretty and idyllic.
We then continued ...
... sections can be walked around, still behind glass, but laid out as they are in storage, with tags, and in drawers and cupboards.
Daniel worked his way through the different Belgian beers - some good and some not so good, and Erica tried out the cheery beers - nice and sweet and generally good for the hot afternoons. While we were in Antwerp we also hit the streets for some (mostly window) shopping, and checked out the Antwerp diamond shops (the ...
... experience, and although I certainly am not fluid in Portuguese, I can now ask for things and understand what Portuguese people say to me, as long as they talk "devagar"(slowly) because they really talk very very fast!
Now, time to think of the next trip... I do not have a project yet, so. maybe I will stay in Belgium for a few weeks until I find out what I want to do next! Maybe back to Portugal to practice my Portuguese?
I love this ...
After this misadventure we arrived in Ghent and made our way to the main area where we were hoping to find restrooms, an ATM, and a tourist office. We did find the toilets, as they call them - or Water Closets in Belgium and also discovered that the bathrooms were not free. You had to pay .40 Euro in order to use the facilities. We didn't have any Euros on us at that point so we used the ATM to withdraw some money. Lucky for us it was an ...