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Antwerpen, Belgium day 1

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Next stop on our train tour of Europe this spring was Antwerp! Now we usually go to Belgium in May for a roller derby tornament, but we hadn't made it to Antwerp yet so why not stop and check it out? We arrived in the afternoon so we headed to our room and dropped our stuff off then headed out to explore! But first a stop for a treat and a beverage Then a wander about town A new statue outside the Cathedral - A boy and his dog paying tribute to the book A Dog of Flanders which is apparently very popular in Japan Cathedral Lots of Mary statues on the buildings around town Dinner at De Rosenobel - another veggie buffet pay by weight place. So tasty! After dinner we took a walk down to the waterfront and the elevated walkway along the water Looking back to the city And across the water This ship weas docked and we noticed you could board the ship and explore So we did! I