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From beautiful Brugge we drove south west to Ypres. Along the way we stopped at some of the war memorials to the fallen soldiers. All this area is part of Flanders. We stopped at the Tyne Cot cemetery. It is the biggest commonwealth memorial. It was quite surreal looking at the walls knowing every name on the wall represents a soldier whose body was never found or identified.
Next we stopped at ...
... of call, Zeebrugge. Zeebrugge is a village along the Belgian coast, located between Knokke and Blankenberge. The village is quite small and the beach is less touristic than the other resorts. However, at this time of year it is difficult to tell! The port itself is one of the most important and most modern in Europe. It dates from the late 19th century and was built as an "advanced port" of Bruges, 7 miles away. In fact Zeebrugge means Bruges-by-the-Sea!
We arrived early to our home away from from home in Bruges yesterday morning; our scheduled 7 1/2 hour flight turned into a 6 1/2 one with a tail wind that was a little bumpy but super fast! We love our cute rental house; it's cottage style but with modern artistic lighting, our own quaint courtyard, and a 5 minute walk to the main market. Bruges is everything we imagined, cobblestones, beautiful ...
... didn't. So I don't."
We arrived early into Bruges, around midday and had a 5 minute walk from the bus stop to the hostel which felt like 50 minutes.
After checking in and dumping my bags I grabbed my jacket (yay it's getting cooler) and went with Shikha to find a little authentic Belgium bar called De Garre (pronounced De Harrrrr) which serves a house beer that's 12% alcohol! We circled the block where the bar was marked on the map but we couldn't find it so ...
... in haste. To our disappointed, Sandwich has failed to milk this for all its worth. There are no great signs touting its fame, let alone too many Sandwich shops. Luckily though, we stumbled across one and got our trips worth. We followed the coast road along to Dover and walked its famous ‘White Cliffs’. Looking back at photos, it would easy to be fooled that it was warm. Viewers beware, it was June and it was still bloody freezing.
After a side of the ...
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Albert I-Laan 141, Oostduinkerke | 3 star hotelfrom $141