I had a wonderful time with my friends in Maastricht yesterday, but I have to admit that I hardly took any photos so let's call this a sneak peek until I return and take some more. Yes, I'm definitely going back. Maastricht is a beautiful city and the Christmas decorations made it even more beautiful. The city centre has many narrow cobblestone streets and strolling around really lifts the spirit.
I think I can honestly say that in the heart of the city I stepped into the most beautiful bookshop I've ever seen. It's an ancient church that has been turned into a bookshop. Words can't really describe it but I found this page on the web with the history and photos.
Maastricht is probably not the right city for sushi lovers. We only found take-out places and the one nice place we found was closed. So no sushi yesterday. But we found this wonderful restaurant called 'T KLÄÖSKE and we could have sat there all day but we had to go back home. (It's to the left on the last photo.)
The journey back wasn't all that great because I had missed the last train that goes straight to Brussels, which is a nice looking train. So I had to take this old and ugly train to Liège and wait there for a train to Brussels and wait again for a train to Antwerp. And when I finally arrived in Antwerp my bicycle had been stolen. I like to believe that my bicycle is protected by law of karma so whoever stole it may come to regret it!
Have a wonderful Wednesday!
photo credit: Lisa Hjalt