Travel Blogs from Ostende
... shrapnel in a farmers field next to hill. After touring the museum we had dinner in a fantastic Belgian restaurant - I had a Flemish stew that was amazing and Josh had steak and oysters. We finished out the day taking in the ceremony at Menin Gate. Josh and the SFDCI students had an opportunity to take part in the ceremony. The students laid a wreath in honour of the fallen. Unfortunately, I couldn't see a ...
... get on and explore some of the WWI memorial sites. Making our way to the Flanders area we passed several mass cemeteries - easing us into what we would see for the remainder of the day. The first stop was the Hill 62 memorial for the Canadians lost in that vicinity during WW1. It was a very simple memorial but on a large scale and overlooked the picturesque countryside they fought for. A beautiful day, daffodils in bloom and no crowds made it ...
... if someone has mobility problems.
... 3 weeks. So I
went with them back to mainland Europe again. We drove the van on a
train which goes under the channel.
Some short rides
followed and thenI got the only weird ride in all of my trip.
Hitching in France, 60 km
from Brugge. One guy stops I ask him – where are you going. He says
5 km, of course its no good for me, so he leaves. After an hour and
a half he comes back. I ask ...
... to us might be helpful. On almost every excursion, we wear headsets which allow us to hear our guide/program manager without having to be near where she/he is standing/walking. They are great for allowing you to catch every word, and they make nice ear muffs too. Once on the canal boat, the driver/guide used our program manager's set to point out the various buildings and tell us some of the history of Bruges.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Pets allowed