As Belgium reopens its borders on 15 June for leasure travel, Antwerp International Airport in Deurne will reopen for scheduled commercial flights. TUI fly is set to restart its Antwerp operations on 10 July, Air Antwerp on 1 September.
The City of Antwerp wants 83% of the streets between the Scheldekaaien (Scheldt Quays), the Oudeleeuwenrui, the Leien (the Boulevards) and the Kronenburgstraat to be car-free or almost car-free. Autovrij and autoluw in Dutch.
The National Security Council of Belgium announced some major relaxation of coronavirus countermeasures from 8 June.
My sister and my brother in law are champions at finding interesting excursions in Switzerland. In February, they took me to Valbella and Lenzerheide or Lai in the canton of Grisons (Graubünden).
After a (mostly, kinda) nature hike with Thanh around the River Scheldt, Oriol and I took a train to Lier.
De Waterbus (The Water Bus) is a ferry service on the River Scheldt linking Lillo, Kallo, Zwijndrecht, Sint-Anna (Saint Anne’s), Antwerp, Kruibeke and Hemiksem. Thanh and I took the Waterbus to Hemiksem and a ferry to Bazel to do a hike back to Antwerp.
Early 2020 AD. Danny and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.
On Saturday the 30th of May, the Exotische Markt or Exotic Market at Theaterplein in Antwerp reopened. It had been cancelled for some three months as a coronavirus COVID-19 countermeasure.
On Wednesday, someone spotted a train consisting of M7 coaches at Antwerp-Central. M7 is the new rolling stock for NMBS / SNCB.
The two previous COVID-19 health interview surveys could each count on more than 40,000 participants. Today Belgian Health Science Institute Sciensano launch our third survey, which focuses on your experiences, your health and your wellbeing during the deconfinement.