Travel Blogs from Antwerp
After a light lunch we took a gentle stroll into the city though the cobbled streets with a great atmosphere to them and saw a narrow gauge tram system. The speed it was going at was unbelievable!
The biggest most magnificent building that towered above Antwerp is the Notre dame Cathedral. It obviously still works as a church but to get more use out of the building it is was being used as an art gallery as well. We did not go in ...
... her, “is incredible,” and she laughed. I made my way out and continued walking around, and came across the Galleries Saint-Hubert. Inside were more chocolate shops (all giving samples), as well as stores selling beautiful leather goods and gorgeous glass art pieces based on the works of two of my favourite artists, Mucha and Klimt. By this point, my mouth was practically hanging open, so stunned was I at the utter proliferation of chocolate shops. It ...
... Yep, I was freaking out that we
would miss a flight or our baggage would go missing but none of that happened!
When we boarded our Jumbo in
Brisbane, it was our luck to be sitting behind two lots of parents with babies,
one with a 5 month old and one with a 3 month old. We groaned as we sat down and thought this is
going to be a painful flight but it turned out they were the two best babies
ever! They didn't like sitting on the
... House' which is an equally stunning building which was built as a display of power by the duke to show everyone what was up. No king has lived there but I think this was my favourite one. The rest of what makes up the square are guildhalls which complete the area. The mix of gothic and baroque and probably a few more style buildings if not already amazing are also detailed with gold leaf and has extensive light details at night. As prime real estate, this ...
... so if you make time for them, they will certainly make time for you. But you have to initiate the contact – you are the ‘odd one’ - they are a team – a team that will accept you but you have to go to them.
English is the language of the sea (and air come to that) so there is no problem communicating on board. The food isn’t special, but you won’t starve. Communication with the outside world also varies but rest ...