Guest House De Bleker
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Pets allowed
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Having arrived in Bruges (Brugge) Friday late afternoon at end of our bike ride we were happy we still had two nights to relax on the barge and also to look forward to more wonderful cooking by our chef Sander.
Saturday evening four of us booked a tour to Ypres (Iepers to the Belgians) - 75 kms from Bruges to attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate. Every evening at exactly 8.00pm the Last Post sounds beneath the imposing arches of the Menin ...
... do this, blessed that I have met all these wonderful, new friends and thankful to all my other friends whom, sometimes, I wish were here so you could share these experiences with me but then you are in a sense. Again Berenice, lucky you made me write this blog as I suck at sending postcards!
Oh and by the way, I am in a town famous for chocolate and I don't eat any except on the waffles! Weird.
... architecture. It is also called the "venice of the north". Most famous landmark is the belfry - bell tower. A lot of beautiful churches and buildings and canals.
A few things on my Belgium bucket list were:
Drink a Belgian beer
Eat a Belgian waffle
Eat Belgian chocolate
Visit a lace shop
I accomplished all of the above...... i feel like there was one more thing i wanted to do and did but i can't think of it right ...
... and bridges were breath taking. We then went to a place that has 100 different beers on the walls but one sells 6 lol. We got traditional Belgium beer, mine was 8.4% and Geoff's was 8.5%. We were definitely feeling it after that! We got hungry after the drinks and decided to get some mussels because everywhere we went that is what they were selling. They weren't as good as Belfast but I have proof this time! We tried to climb the clock tower the ...
... unfortunately we again only had four hours before leaving for our four hour drive home. We were a bit under an hour late after negotiating everything that could possibly get in our way, a car accident, Parisians enjoying their stroll down the middle of the streets in order to catch the sun streaming into the narrow gap between the buildings and a garbage truck that had felt a need to empty bins at peak hour in the Paris CBD. C'est la vie ...