Best Western Hotel Clarenhof
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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 ...
... walls of a miniature castle. I then went and found some food. I was looking in a shop window for some gifts on the way - it was a multi-purpose gift shop with candles, picture frames and organic food. I then noticed the words 'sans gluten' on some packets and quinoa and chia. I would never have guessed I would find gluten free food in a gift shop. I certainly would never have found that on Google! I have tried a bar with buckwheat and coconut flavoured filling - very ...
... was opened for launching at 13:30 but it took over two hours for all 103 boats to get from shore out to the start area. The organisers allowed one hour in the Sailing Instructions so that was a bit out. Unfortunately, they couldn't even get a start because the wind dropped and the tide was flowing. They were out for 4 hours with no real result but that's sailing for you! Some other mums and I decided to go for a walk in Nieuwpoort Bad to watch them go out the channel but we were too ...
... in the pub should stay in the pub! Cooler morning today with a little rain. Walked to a local bakery after breakfast to get some bread rolls for lunch. There were some yummy looking pastries and dessert pies there plus a selection of Belgian chocolates and nougat. Amanda and I planned to go to the Westende Bad shops this morning but we found out about a meeting for the parents at 11:30 at the club so we had to postpone the shopping. We all met under the tarp that Dave ...
... for them. Xavier let us take them but we will have to sort it out with Customs on Tuesday. It may have to involve the Australian Embassy but we hope not. We all eventually reunited and had dinner and then off to bed. The kids are to be attending 12:00 briefing tomorrow at the yacht club before possibly going for their first sail in Belgian waters. The boats are still in the container and the RIB is supposed to be turning up tonight so it may be a dry land briefing. Bonne nuit, ...
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