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Travel Blogs from Ostende
So we are sitting on a train to Munich (via Frankfurt) as we begin to make our way down to Croatia. Which gives me some time to tap away at the keyboard and reflect on the past few days since we left Paris.
From Paris we went to Brugge - a beautiful little place in Belgium that has elements of a fairytale. Perhaps more normal if you live in Europe, but for us the cobblestones ...
This morning we drove to Bruges. It is really cool being here because it is a Medieval town. Actually, Bruges is one of the oldest Medieval towns. In the fourteenth century it was one of the wealthiest towns in Europe. The buildings are all really, really old and it is easy to see the town as it was back then. It even smells like it would have back then without bathrooms, every so often (more often than ...
... take a 3D picture of the whole square which will be fun to share when we get home. Being only 10am on a Sunday, everything was still pretty quiet. Dmitriy had downloaded an app called City Maps 2 Go that is a must if you are ever traveling overseas. With it, he's downloaded the maps for all the cities we are visiting. It has a listing of the major sites supported by wikipedia, and many other general businesses. It is searchable without an internet connection, which is perfect ...
... looking around for a while, we set off on the long awaited beer mission, to find as many beers to try as possible and to try and find a tiny bar hidden away on a secret back street.
First bar we went to was called 2be. The place was decorated with beer crates on the ceiling and every type of beer you could ever want, with the all important matching glass. We chose a dark beer called Jacob from the menus that were dangling from ...
... on the trip here, but they were reading low on 1 setting. He went across to the "Boaters Club" (private for members and visitors) and found they have Wi-Fi for use in the bar. We will be there soon!
Just a reminder about today’s weather, we cruised to Zeebrugge in overcast skies yet not too cold, until we got to within the “smell of the sea”. At this point we took it in turns to change into full sea going gear as the North ...
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