Travel Blogs from Antwerp
Today, I took the train north of Brussels to visit Antwerp, the capital of the Antwerp province of Flanders. Although Antwerp's population makes it the largest municipality in both Flanders and Belgium in terms of its population, the ...
... town square but this year the council had paid an artist a lot of money and this was the end result. Four euros and you could catch the lift to the top or walk up. I'm sure councillors would have been patting each other on the back when they discovered a new way to wring a few more euro's out of the visitors. No tour is complete without a visit to see Manneken-Pis. The little statue is less than 2 feet high but people gather around the little fella getting ...
... area with a lot of 'asian-african food and cosmetic shops’… weird. Anyway I did some grocery shopping for dinner, headed back to the hostel, watched Friends while blogging, made dinner and headed to bed.
Saturday 31st March
Woke up early ish today to a help yourself to the kitchen breakfast, which for me was the usual vegemite toast and ...
... stations where I got off the
train, got a metro ticket and found the metro, here I got a bit lost,
but eventually found the right platform. Getting off at the right
station, I got lost and couldn't work out which direction to go
because there were no maps or signs. I had a google map, but that was
no good, I asked a few people for directions but seamed to get
I asked this one guy for directions, he gave me
... upright - through tiredness! - it was indeed fortunate that I found a suitable eatery just around the corner from the hotel, where I got stuck into a huge plate of salmon with bread, pasta and a giant salad - plus two litres of water!
Then back to the hotel and got my head on the pillow, only to be woken by loud shouts from a group of young (you've probably guessed it) English men! In addition ...