Martin's Grand Hotel Waterloo
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in droves. Hidden at the very core of the old town, it's revealed as you enter from one of six narrow side alleys (Rue des Harengs is the best) - a discreet positioning that adds charm." From Lonely Planet.
We'd made it back to Rue du Midi and were trying to remember what was between us and the Bedford (as a place to eat), then we spied a church down a side street and went to take a look. This church "Our Lady of Assistance" (Notre-Dame du Bon Secours), ...
Woke up at 430 and headed down to the street to find a fresh layer of snow and the airport taxi waiting for us. The trip to the airport was quite quick at that hour although the only lights we could see was the large petrol refinery near the airport. Heaps of staff on counters and we were checked in and through in a short time. It was like Ryanair when they called rows 20 to 27 everyone started rushing forward as if they were playing chairs and were worried ...
Forgot to mention on Saturday's blog - while having lunch with Jean-Philippe and family, we got a phone call on Veronica's mobile - by the time Veronica got it out of her bag it rang out - a missed call from our son Peter's girlfriend Rachel.
Veronica hit the return call button and got a French speaking man on the phone - she couldn't understand him, and after a few fumbling attempts to communicate she hung up.
A few moments later the mobile rang and Veronica answered and ...
... is French speaking. Apparently there is some rivalry between the two.
JP said that Brugge is called the little Venice bacause of its many canals - and that it is very beautiful. We weren't disappointed!
There was a Sunday market as we exited the carpark, with a veteran car display which JP enjoyed. Cycling is big in Brugge - ...
... variety while I am in Belgium – sounds good to me! We had a chat about our trip, their family and what they had planned for us while in Belgium – we spoke in English – Jean-Philippe has been practicing –he is progressing very well. Rebecca has learned English at school so is fluent, and Christine is a little nervous but is much better than she thinks. We had a lovely lunch of grey shrimps in tomato and avocado!