Hotel Riad

Rue des Vennes, 166, Liège, Liège, The Ardennes, 4020, Belgium | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Liège

Tomb Raider

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

... my way out to the ticket booth, bought my ticket and got ready to descend.

The caves in Maastricht aren’t “real”, in the sense that they aren’t filled with dank dripping water, stalagtites and stalagmites. Rather, they were formed over the course of about 700 years when stone cutters systematically quarried the naturally-occurring limestone. Inside, it’s even possible to see cart tracks about 12 feet up the wall, ...

What I Came Here to do - School

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

... this set-up, however, this means that each student needs to be prepared for the class and contribute to the discussion in order to make this system work. Also because of this, every student must attend every class (no skipping class to go on weekend trips). This sucks because I have a class Monday-Friday (the first time I've had class on Friday since high school.

However, I'm only taking two classes at a time. So instead of the 7 classes I took ...

Prince Carnaval

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... of a sports mascot. So we followed the crowd of people heading over to the Markt where there was a stage set up and people everywhere. There were probably thousands of people filling the square and peering from the windows of the buildings around us. Everything was so festive with people wearing the traditional colors of Carnaval, red, yellow, and green, and flying flags with those colors as well.

This ceremony was the unveiling of the ...

Exploring Maastricht

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... can get your waffles with or without slagroom. The waitress didn't speak English hardly at all, but we finally figured out slagroom is whipped cream. The waffles were absolutely delicious, probably the best one I've ever had.

On the way back from the boat tour, we ran into a marching band in the Markt. It looked really important and official, so we stopped and watched it and waited for something to happen for quite a while. ...

Arrival Week

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... to the city. He reminds me a lot of R.T. Rybak, very energetic and a good sense of humor. What is interesting is that to become a city's mayor in the Netherlands, you aren't actually elected. Instead, you're appointed by the king. As the mayor put it, "you don't have to be popular or good-looking, you just have to get the king to like you." You don't even have to live in the city you want to be mayor of. Basically how it works is you write a letter to the king saying you have ...

   

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