amsterdam

Canal in Amsterdam

I’m in Amsterdam now, and it is fabulous. My last day in Brugges I rented a bike and rode it to the Belgian coast (to a town called Zeebrugges, about a 45-60 minute ride each way). I didn’t really know what to expect, and at first I was disappointed because the first area I came …

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brugges

Canal in Brugges

i am now in brugges, belgium and it is absolutely awesome. the city is a bit touristy, but it’s incredibly beautiful. there are canals running throughout the town (a little like venice), gothic and medieval buildings everywhere, and cobblestone streets underfoot. the folks are very friendly so far, too. while i was waiting for my …

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paris

La tour Eiffel

I am in Paris. I took the Eurostar train from London to Paris via the “chunnel” yesterday. I’m staying in a hostel in Montmartre, which is this cool old neighborhood of Paris. There are a total of 8 people in my room, but it’s really two separate rooms with the door removed and there are …

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london

Parliament and Me

okay, several quick items: 1) these goofy british keyboards have the “shift” keys in strange places, so i’m rarely going to capitalize anything anymore. consider it all part of my european adventure. 2) i discovered that my hostel offers internet access for a pound per hour, versus the roughly 1.6 pounds per hour offered by …

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burger king bloggin’

Big Ben

Okay, so I’m writing this from the basement of a Burger King in the middle of London’s trendy theatre district. No, I was not eating at Burger King…I just noticed their huge sign for their high-speed internet access on the sidewalk. They literally have about 100 PCs on their bottom floor computer lab. It’s all …

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