TripAdvisor Reviews Avenue Studiotel Ostende
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... a waffle with whipped cream, as well as French fries and a chicken kebab thing that was pretty tasty. The waffle was out for his world. Also, the chocolate in Bruges is pretty much the greatest thing ever! Although we didn't have much time in Bruges, I really enjoyed myself. Yesterday was pretty much a day-long travel day. We left London at 7am and arrived on Amsterdam, stopping in Bruges, at ...
... squalid housing, deteriorated beyond apparent repair, and it was sometime before the flat Belgian farmland appeared. There are many beautiful train journeys in Europe. Brussels to Bruges is not one of them.
I arrived in Bruges with much anticipation. My hostel was 3km from the station, so map in hand, I followed my pre-planned dotted line through the cobbled lanes and narrow canals in to its heart. Bruges is beautiful. The belfry juts high in to the ...
... finally found one.
We headed to the coast and drove right along the seafront for miles.
We could see remnants of the gun turrets , from Ostende to Dunkerque, where we found a war cemetery and had a look around.
Then onto Calais.
We thought we might change our ticket to sail a day early but it was going to cost another 70 odd pounds so we flagged that idea.
We drove around Calais and thought it was a dump. We had ...
... dominance in recent history.They are generally very open-minded, too - I guess it comes with having 4 official languages.
There’s heaps of cool art around the city, with a few good streets for street art. The city skyline is dominated by church and belltowers, and a wicked medieval castle called the Gravensteen. You can wander around pretty much all of the 12th century castle, learn about its history, get a ...
... but it was actually quite nice. The room was on the top floor, and was veeeery small. Pretty much had room for a bed in the main room and a loo which a long legged person would have had a hard time sitting on. But it was clean and it was 5 minuets walk out of the city center so it was good enough for us!
We walked into the city and found lots of pretty buildings and interesting details, the canal running through the city was very ...