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... selling table cloths, pets and pet supplies etc to balance it out. After scoping
out the market we went for a coffee and got served to us with the coffee, a
small advocat with whipped cream, very nice, (the coffee was good too).
After that we went in search of a fabric house. Found it and
went in to browse. Well, talk about wonderful interior decorating, it ...
... garden is your thing), and it was mobbed by Japanese. I felt a little silly taking a picture of it but you know that old saying, "When in Brussels …." The walking tour ended in the Grand Place, where Christian pointed out all the lovely buildings, many from the 17th century. Victor Hugo lived in one, and Karl Marx got kicked out of another (that guy really got around). A building with a large swan over the doorway once belonged to the butchers' guild and another one ...
... he wanted us to take a seat and he'd come get our orders.
We went and sat outside. He came out, Rach managed to order the two beers in french, the wine's we weren't so successful with. After repeating 'deux de vin rouge' several times (which translates to two red wines) he responded 'OH, rouGEE' - success, we managed to get our order in. He returned with the drinks, we enjoyed them and then headed home to bed, tomorrow was going to be a big ...
... and then further on up. It was like being in Disneyland.
We walked up the main street of Antwerp admiring the grand buildings including a number that were quite old and also many new shops. It seems that this is a very affluent city and had been for many years. No sign of a recession in Antwerp.
Our first stop was the Antwerp Cathedral built between 1350 and 1520. It is the largest cathedral in Belgium. The walls and ...
... restaurant with a French twist located just down the street from our hotel, we boarded the train for the quick ride back to Amsterdam. This was a quick break for us, in a familiar city, but we enjoyed it nonetheless. This year we are really relishing the freedom that Chris has to join Melanie when she is away for work (not always, but at least sometimes). It makes the need to be away far less lonely for both of us.
Melanie and ...