Hotel Priorij Corsendonk
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... all along the nave showing the life of St. Francis (I'm assuming St. Francis Xavier, given this was a Jesuit church, and the fact that I've never heard of St. Francis of Assisi going to Japan).
Right down the road was the cathedral, which like all tall buildings in Europe posed a challenge for my photography skills. After a bit a breather in the shade, we ambled around the main square before heading for lunch at a small cafe/restaurant with ...
... fountain that Anna had quite the emotional experience over a street waffle. 1 Euro for some sugary goodness, and she went back demanding more. Almost literally.
After our waffles, we took one final look at a main square, which was so ornate I could not believe it, and then flew down to the North railroad station to make our way to where my heart still is- Paris, France. See part 4 for more.
See you next time!
... once we were in the air they either laughed or slept in their little
dropdown capsules. Thank goodness for
I am continually amazed how
pilots can set these great big machines down so gently! Really when you think about it, it shouldn't
be possible! Our plane from Singapore to Helsinki had nose and undercarriage
cameras, so we watched it touch down on the runway. A bit scary but awesome at the same time!
We had a 4 ...
... one of the most beautiful squares in Europe and the world. After wandering around a little more, taking pictures and videos everywhere, we decided it was time for a nap, as we had gotten maybe 7 hours of sleep combined in the last two nights.
After indulging in long, hot showers for the first time in days, we met up with a friend from home, Nick Engel. He showed us around the city a bit more and we headed to Delirium Café – a 3-story bar with absurd amounts ...
... of something else. I have just come down from the bridge of a 75,000 tonne container ship making its way along the English Channel at night (time now 23.45) – it is a starry night, the lights of Britain and France clearly visible along with the lights of all the shipping round about us. It is an awesome experience and one that is difficult to quantify. I can’t think of anything comparable.
We had a comprehensive tour of the engine room ...