Andromeda Hotel &Thalassa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... have ever been to. Its a really good thing that I'm traveling with 2 people who are really good sports and are really forgiving souls, because this road trip could have ended up with lots of anger, and instead was mostly laughter. Our unplanned detours today led us through both Antwerp and Ghent, which were very pretty. After finally making it to Bruges, it took us at least half an hour to find our hotel, which according to ...
... up just looking straight at him but he didn't notice me yet.
As we got up to get our starters he noticed me and as I walked over awkwardly he said
"Stop stalking me!" and skipped off which was quite funny.
Fortunately after dinner we didn't see him again properly.
Other than that the journey home was lovely, the sea was calm and we got a good nights ...
We then felt reasonably parched and decided to head to the last remaining original beer producer in Bruges. We did a tour through the brewery which was pretty interesting and then had a sample of one of their 'special' high percentage beers.. I could really have done with another but we decided to do one of the other things Bruges is famous for and go chocolate shopping!
And oh my god the chocolates would blow your mind- so ...
... windy, which limited to some extent what I could do. The good news is that the municipality lends bicycles (yes, for free). Those are old rusty bikes, mine had only one speed and marginally efficient brakes, but it's better than walking to wander along the promenade.
There's not much left of the past of the city, as much was destroyed during WW2. Here and there still stand more elegant buildings, flanked by ugly 60s ...
... all around the whole city. It's enclosed by a canal so it's impossible to get lost. We packed lunch and also headed to a cute little town 5 km away called Damme. It was so stunning ! Difficult riding on cobble stone with bikes but the view was worth it. We ate lunch in between some cows and a castle. We are not in Kansas anymore. We think Bruges is absolutely amazing because it is easily forgotten that you are in ...