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Yesterday I traveled to Ypres, to Flanders Fields. Not being a history buff, I still thought that being so close to that area I should learn about their experiences here during WWI. Even though 100 years have passed, people here still feel the effects of the Great War. Just last week a farmer was digging up a meadow that had lain fallow all those years, and at first he hit what turned out to be ...
... have ever been to. Its a really good thing that I'm traveling with 2 people who are really good sports and are really forgiving souls, because this road trip could have ended up with lots of anger, and instead was mostly laughter. Our unplanned detours today led us through both Antwerp and Ghent, which were very pretty. After finally making it to Bruges, it took us at least half an hour to find our hotel, which according to ...
... It was now 5:30 and we heard the familiar procession music yet again! Here came more of the procession, this time it was priests and bishops carrying the relics of the Holy Blood! Poor Peter. He has been on antibiotics for nine days and his cough just keeps on getting worse. He coughed most of last night and I was sure our host must have been been kept awake, although he said no. As soon as the pharmacy opened this morning we went and spoke with the ...
... I would be joined on my way by romantic dwellers easing through the night, but mainly I was totally alone.
I dug deeper in to the northern reaches of the inner city, through the streets that house some of the 20,000 inhabitants inside the city walls. Gorgeous, homely, misfit boxes of individuality pack tightly together, centuries of curation perfectly juxtoposed. I passed a fourteenth century convent as if it was the most normal thing in the ...
... one or two nice statues. This allowed as to pause as necessary and sit in the shade for a break. Brussels is a little hilly, not as extreme as San Francisco, but I still wouldn't ride a skate board down it. The Royal Palace is very large and has some interesting sculpted gardens in the front. We took some pictures then turned around to enter the park. A fantastic surprise, there was a jazz concert in park. We sat on a bench and enjoyed the music for a while, resting our feet ...
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