De Gulden Baers
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... is the first church over in Europe we had been asked to pay to go in.
Surrounding the cathedral we saw a wonderful old open top charabanc bus with 2 horses to pull it, to take tourists on a trip. On these cobbled streets it would certainly be a very bumpy ride as there were no tires on the wheels! There was a yellow tour bus from the 1930s advertised but we did not see it.
There were several beautiful Dutch fronts to the ...
... everywhere I turned, there were more, each offering more enticing goods than the last, the smell occasionally wafting out into the street. Deciding that I was totally overwhelmed, I made my way up past Agora, and bought some frites with mayonnaise, while deftly shooing away the several gypsies who approached me (today I was approached by a young guy who said he was from Russia and was starving). The cone of frites was so large that I couldn’t finish it, ...
... once we were in the air they either laughed or slept in their little
dropdown capsules. Thank goodness for
I am continually amazed how
pilots can set these great big machines down so gently! Really when you think about it, it shouldn't
be possible! Our plane from Singapore to Helsinki had nose and undercarriage
cameras, so we watched it touch down on the runway. A bit scary but awesome at the same time!
We had a 4 ...
... was home to about 47 chocolate shops, 20 different waffleer's, more frit shops, macaroon shops, beer and oh, chocolate. We grabbed our first waffle which we chose at this point to just have 'natural' or plain with nothing on and it was just love. The lady made it fresh (unlike quite a few of the other shops who pre-cook then warm later) which is most certainly the secret to a great waffle. It was so good. Tiny pockets of sugar, crisp on the outside and ...
... if it was vital to make contact or be contacted, it is possible. The company is in daily contact with the vessel and vice versa.
I think that will do for now. It is difficult to summarise something that is more an experience than a list of good or bad points. If I think of anything that will improve the description, I will add it in due course.
English Channel – off Dungerness or Cap Griz Nez 14th April 2012
Oh yes, ...