Travel Blogs from Antwerp
... only 2.5 hours. We landed on time at 9.30 am and the
temperature was -30C and IT WAS SNOWING! First time either of us has seen snow
actually falling! Aleisha was waiting
for us and had the car parked just outside the terminal but we had to have a
quick run around in the snow and catch it as it fell!
Oh and our international
travelling companion, Wally, is again with us on this trip!
Our journey was off to an amazing ...
... to this experience that I will never tire of. I have been asked a number of times if I would do it again and if by that question the enquirer meant this exact trip, i.e. round the world to China and then onwards, the answer is positively, 'No’. But this time away from all responsibility for the longest period in my adult life has been an amazing respite and recharging, the effects of which I hope will last a goodly time. But ask me if I would travel by ...
... the entire day there just walking around and taking in the sights. We stopped off at a huge park (think Lafontaine park meets Westmount Park) and jammed for a few hours. My impression of Belgium as a whole is that the locals don’t like tourists much. They either speak Flemish or Dutch which are equally too difficult for me to understand. Both languages sound like a cross between German and Norwegian (let’s ...
As we were sitting, waiting for our plane out of Sevilla, we thought that maybe we were trying to be a little too ambitious. Three new cities, in three new countries, in six days? A little crazy. In the States, we're used to boarding the gate and being led directly onto the plane. Well, not so much when you’re flying low-fare airlines. After showing our boarding pass and passport, we pop out on the tarmac and ...
... to do after dark. I just hung out at the hostel last night with two Americans from Iowa and drank a few beers and relaxed. After London and Brussels, its nice to take it easy, do a little sightseeing and rest up for Amsterdam tomorrow.
So I'm still having an incredible time despite this hiccup. Thanks to everyone for checking out the blog and for your comments, keep ém coming.
Peace and Love,