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... We went by train from Ghent to Oostende, about 50 minutes through flat farmlands, with lots of cattle and crops. We loved the farm buildings, like small villages in themselves, with their barns and sheds adjoining the houses. The trip started out with cloudy skies, and by the time we reached the coast it was raining steadily. So we embarked on the tram, heading south, and thankful for two things. While on the tram we were :1) out of the rain and dry, and 2) not in ...
... by Mary's left hand, and appears to be about to step
away from his mother and into the world. Meanwhile, Mary does not cling
to her son or even look at him, but gazes down and away, as if she knows
already what is ...
... chocolate into everything - frogs, fruit, shoes, sporting equipment, gardening implements and not forgetting anatomy parts. No, we are not bringing anatomy parts home. Yes, I have brought and eaten some chocolate!
Today we did a day tour with a crowd called Qasimodo tours. We saw some of the Belgian countryside, visited a chateau, ate waffles and hot chocolate and visited a brewery for a tasting. Absolutely wonderful ...
... placed raised rivets, that I can only imagine used to be turned using an oak tree as a key by the hunchback these sort of places seem to come with. Nowadays it’s mechanised but still plays out the glorious chimes that fill the Brugian air daily.
I reached the top and with the crisp, gushing air flowing freely – like god sent gift aid for my fledging state – I was able to take in the quite empowering sight of what appeared to be the ...
... to get on a chartered bus to Hoofdplaat. Knokke’s Market Square was decorated with Canadian flags and maple leaves, which in itself, was quite a surreal feeling. This, however, was just the tip of the iceberg.
By the time our bus reached Hoofdplaat, the sun had risen, and the wind was blowing in strong off the Scheldt Estuary. All over, volunteers were busy passing out Canadian flags and chocolates, and a small Canadian military ...