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... a coffee in a student place this morning and then went to the courtyard at the University.
Jim and Anthony are musicians and we were lucky enough to have a private little concert by them today.
All of the students disappeared to class and then it was just the boys and me again. So we went for lunch.
Then they went to sleep, I went to the iced tea shop from the other day ...
We spent Saturday, March 1st in a town near Brussels (i say it's near because Belgium is so small that everything is near). The medieval city of Bruges was discovered in the early 1900s. The city was left sometime in the medieval ages (1500 - 1700). It was well preserved so nearly all the buildings are still original. The city was beautiful with brick and stone buildings with large city buildings clad in gold. The city used to be a huge thriving merchant port. We ...
... monkeys in city zoo very happy. The port itself is on the River Scheldte and is located about 50 kms inland, protected against many of the tidal problems facing those on the coast itself. However, they do have to contend with the occasional flood.
Antwerp's population is just over half a million and appears to be reasonably affluent [maybe able to be so because lots are not having to maintain a car]. There also ...
... But when I woke up with blood on my sheets and I could even see a couple of the little beasts scurrying around I called down to the desk and complained. To their credit, they quickly changed my room and comped me for that night. I spent many painstaking minutes in the hallway beating my clothes out in the hope that I wouldn't be carrying any critters out with me.
Despite the hotel snafu, I managed to enjoy my time in Brussels. It's hard not to enjoy a place ...
Get to my train for Antwerp with no hassles (though it was 15 minutes late), and got to the hostel quite easily. Once I arrived, I threw all of my stuff in the room, and the guy showed me around. The hostel used be a Belgian chocolate factory back in the 70s...awesome. It was a really nice day, and with the recent spell of cold weather it seemed fitting to sit up on the roof terrace of the hostel with a beer, some cigarettes, and finish reading Keith ...