Grand Hotel Belle Vue
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... I ended up in De Haan.
The clearly expensive area of town. Huuuge white houses, and lots of other posh looking building...and people wearing heels on cobble.
Not sure whether they were posh or just stupid.
I was quite content with my bare feet, because the ground was surprisingly cool for such a hot day.
I walked along the path for s while before getting a single scoop of frozen yogurt ...
... groot sprookje. Afterward Things I noticed in Belgium: - the amount of energy efficient things they have here. Solar panels on the roof tops! In Belgium! Australia really needs to up its game. All of Europe seem to have pockets of wind turbines too. The EU are doing a good job for a green future, Australia should be ashamed. - Mosquitos. Makes sense since there are so many canals and bodies of water around, but we have both been bitten quite badly. Wasn't expecting ...
... then getting out a series of magazines with his picture and showing us just how many times he's had his photo taken, I guess. It was very weird. Then he gave us perfume samples (?) and we were on our way, lathering on the sunscreen while we walked. Bruges is adorable. It's a labyrinth of cuteness. It is just cobblestone streets with gorgeous little chocolate box houses and 17 Catholic Churches, each one ringing bells every hour, some more flamboyantly than others. ...
... they are really popular at kid’s birthday parties, but if you see someone over the age of 6 eating a waffle, they’ll probably be a tourist. We likened it to a middle-aged man eating fairy bread. Joanna doesn’t mind the tourist stereotype though, and this information didn’t stop her from devouring another one or two!
It was interesting to learn the history behind why Bruges has so many swans. There was a man way back in the day ...
... a bus and decided on the spur of the moment to visit an exhibition called the historium. It was brilliant and it depicted life in the middle ages with regard to jan van eyk’s painting of the golden girl with the baby and parrot.
It was an interactive exhibition that was based on a film, and we went from room to room watching the story unfold. We were very impressed with what we saw and very glad that we visited this. It was also based on the story of ...