Travel Blogs from Knokke-Zoute
This was my 2nd visit to the small town/village, situated just into Holland from Belgium. In fact the majority of the 25 minute bus journey was spent exiting Bruges and passing Belgian villages and farms, I believe the beautiful Sluis was the first real landmark after crossing the border. The journey itself was very scenic (well worth the 3Euro! ) - complete with rabbits and farm fauna, passing long canals, and the stereotypical pancake-flat fields ...
... Belgium I was hoping this would be a good day for Dan’s dream of visiting the most famous Belgian beer bar in Brughes.
"This alley!" Dan called looking down at the map. Stepping carefully on the uneven cobbled streets I hurried to catch up and follow him down the tiny dark alley. It didn’t look promising. Dan stopped and turned around pointing above his head at the sign, 'Beertje’ This was the ...
... Anne had highly recommended the canal cruise, with the tip to do it in the morning when it wasn't so busy. So we took a right and then a right again and that found us at the ticket booth. I wasn't sure if that was the right time to do it, as it was raining, albeit not heavily. But, as Mum rightly pointed out, we didn't know how the day was going to turn out. It could clear, but it could also get worse. So we bought our tickets - and a poncho for Mum ...
... After viewing an entire museum of outfits specially made for the peeing boy (one was an Elvis Pissley outfit), we made it to the train station, where I bought a nice Belgium beer and some chocolates, and enjoyed both as the train pulled away from the station towards Paris. Part one of the trip...done.
Soundtrack: Tracy Chapman's Telling Stories seemed to fit the bill pretty well. We listened to that in the tour van last ...
Full briefing on the car - what to touch and what NOT to!
Lights - Check
Tyres - yep there are 4 - Check
Spare tyre - Check - as if I will be changing it Ha ha ha! - call the support mechanics QUICK!
Oil - Check
Water - Check
Fire extinguisher- Check
What else do we need?????
The car is perfect and Mum has made some adjustments for the directionally challenged among ...