Friday, October 16, 2020
two days in maastricht
Two days in Maastricht.
Wednesday 14th of October
Breakfast at home
Checking in at The Student Hotel in Maastricht, room with a view on the 7th floor of the Eiffel building, a nationally listed building, the icon of the Sphinxkwartier.
Coffee at Lumiere, Cinema Restaurant Café built in the old power station of the Sphinx Factories. A building with a high Wes Anderson content and my 'boss' Dorine de Vos did the interior decoration.
Lunch on the terrace at Le Fernand.
Sightseeing and minimal shopping.
Dinner at De Brandweerkantine. The last evening all restaurants were open, due to new corona measures, a 4-week closure has been imposed.
Beer and ginger tea with a view on the rooftop bar on the 8th floor of TSH at Bold
Thursday 15th of October
Roomservice breakfast at The Student Hotel
Coffee to go at The Common restaurant.
Inspirtion and gift shopping at Loods 5 in the former Sphinx ceramics factory (huge and amazing buiding!)
Walk along the Maas
Coffee to go and take away lunch at Cafe Zondag
Sightseeing in the Wyck district.
Continue our walk along the other side of the Maas.
Museum visit at Bonnefanten.
On our way back we visited a small organic market in Wyck and had another coffee to go.
Maastricht, nicknamed the Paris of The Netherlands, we had a wonderful city break, from now on we will mainly be at home...