Bed And Breakfast Boeverie
Travel Blogs from Brugge
Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...
... got myself into... The waffles, or rather waffle (singular), was made fresh in an iron that sat on the counter with the coffee machine, and was huge - taking up the entire plate, which I'm sure would have held an entire main meal if employed elsewhere. The dish of cream was equally out of proportion. I was the only patron in the cafe, so while I ate the owner (and the chef while he was on a break) conversed with me - they ...
... on that day, so we decided to take a seat in Craenenburg house, and we never regretted that :D
There are nice parks in the southern side of the old town (which is the end of the boat tour). I can imagine how crowded these parks will be in summer time. Brugges is the wonderful mixture of France, England and Holland. Even in the freezing rain, I helplessly fall in love with this city.
... the endless concrete blocks before me, and made haste.
Fortunately, that spire belonged to the city’s Town Hall, the King piece in the Grote Markt, Brussel’s main square and attraction. Standing at 315ft tall, and 600 years old, its striking gothic fašade is littered with statues of nobles and saints, who stare down the Broodhuis (breadhouse) opposite. The Broodhuis – very similar in style, but far more compact - was built a hundred ...
... and they are very proud to own
one. It is really quite impressive.
The day was filled with
intermittent showers and shortly after passing the flea market, it was time for
one of the showers. Right before the shower hit we were fortunate enough
to have found the Church of Our Lady which houses the Madonna and Child
sculpture by Michelangelo. This is one of the few pieces done by
Michelangelo that is not in Italy. And over the years ...