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... paths were quite charming (other than trying to roll you suitcase over them - it which case it inspired creativity as we navigated the smoothest path to avoid our arms jostling out of their sockets). There are 12km of canals that weave through the town, which just add to the ambience. Locals tell us that Brugge is sometimes referred to as “little Venice of the North”.
We spent that ...
... tour we made our way to the Church of Our Lady. This church is featured in the George Clooney movie Monuments Men. It has Michelangelo's marble sculpture of the Madonna with child. One of the few pieces of Michelangelo's work outside of Italy. In the movie, the men are trying to prevent the Nazis from stealing it from the church. They don't succeed, however, they later find the sculpture in a hidden Nazi bunker. You are allowed access to the church but to ...
... a one hour delay of a train, the state would be cactus.... The conductor also came through to see who had connecting journeys. He was French and helpful, it was all a bit much, don't think I've experienced a helpful French person in a service position before. It also helped we had a lovely French lady sitting opposite who interpreted from time to time. The conductor bloke came through a couple ...
... four hours with three changes. She printed me out a timetable which clearly detailed everything, including where to switch trains and how long we had to do it. We decided to take the 8.37am train, which would get us to Bruges just after 12.30pm, giving us time to have breakfast before we left and the afternoon to spend in what was sure to be a beautiful Belgium town. Ah, but the best laid plans of mice and men! We made the train with plenty of time to spare. Then we got ...
... Only 2 more sleeps until I see my lovely sister, I cannot wait. I am also giving myself a bit of a treat thanks to Hotwire tomorrow in Rome. I managed to book a 4 star boutique style hotel right by the Coliseum! Yay for hotwire!!! Then after my stay in Rome I will be off to Civi again to see my sister and join the ship! I am soooo excited to see my sister! YAY
Thank you, thank you, thank you universe for such an amazing time in Belgium x
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