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... here because we were all told on separate occasions to skip Brussels and come here instead. Now, I haven't been to Brussels... So I can't technically compare anything. But I'm in love with this city and am so happy to have come here! We drove down from Amsterdam yesterday morning and Jane was once again very helpful, for the most part... She re-routed us a few times when Erika decided to selectively listen to my directions (we accidentally ended up ...
... We wandered around looking at more of the sights of Brugge until it was time to meet. We headed off to the Bus Station at yes right on 12.30 pm. Waiting, waiting no Hams on the horizon 12.45 came and went 13.00 came and went then at 13.05 it was decided Kevin go to the Bus Stop in the middle of the centre square to check if the Hams were waiting there. Eureka they were!! Now off to find one of the canal boats. ...
With only time for one night in Bruges, we got up bright and early at seven, downed some Belgian crepes with yoghurt again, skipped the cheese course, and were almost out the door when we noticed the dates didn't seem right on our train tickets to Paris. Turns out we'd planned two nights in Bruges after all and didn't need to leave in such a hurry. But... Brussels. Meh. So we left early anyway.
... even a croissant or
cookie unless you were REALLY hungry. Eventually we had a late morning
take two of the best tasting deal in Bruges; frites and wings on a stick.
These fries and wings are so good. The wings would be a definite hit at
the MN State Fair. That was all we ate until dinner later in the day at local
pub closer to where we were staying.
We took a different path into
the center of town in the morning and that lead ...
... cemeteries in the area around Ypres; most of them are quite small and situated by the side of the road or in the middle of a field. There are only three or four (can't remember) German cemeteries. After the war, the Belgian government gave the Allies the use of the ground on which the cemeteries stand in perpetuity. They gave the Germans land for only 25 years. When the 25 years were up, the Belgians demanded their land back (most of it was farmland), so the Germans dug up the ...