Elizabeth is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Communication major at Lasell College, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.
In this week's post, Elizabeth spends fall break in Brussels, Belgium, and Amsterdam, Netherlands, and explores new cultures, food, art, and history.
Whether it was eating waffles, seeing Van Gogh’s paintings, or sitting on the bench from The Fault in Our Stars, the past week has been a wonderful opportunity to experience new sights outside of Dublin. The past few days I traveled to Brussels and Amsterdam over my fall break. My friends and I ate and wandered our way through these amazing cities.
My friends and I on a canal bridge in Amsterdam.
We left early Friday morning for Brussels and once we arrived we immediately started to explore. As we turned a street corner and were met with a breathtaking view of the Grand Place, we stood and gazed up at the intricate gold designs in the architecture. The small figurine statues were patterned throughout the walls and shimmered in the early morning light.
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