Hotel De Krakele
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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...
... and a half here exploring the streets and trying some fine food (Belgian chocolates, waffles, Flemish stew to name a few). We also learnt about chocolate and where it came from and how it's made! It's inspired kayla to try moulding her own sometime. We also scaled the 90m bell tower to look out over the town and saw it from a different view in a boat ride through the canals. Overall our time in Belgium which started off a bit ...
... then came to watch me perform in our second show 'Boogie' which is action packed and very lively. They seemed to love it which I was really pleased about!! So nice for them to watch me in my working environment. Afterwards we went back to their cabin and because I'm not around for Christmas Day and we swapped presents!! I was sad to say goodbye to them until January 4th but it was lovely having them on ...
... I found the quietest restaurant I could, shovelled in some frijtes, and set about my way.
There was no way on Earth I would be drinking tonight, and with the sound of a mouse’s hiccup enough to send me tumbling like a wrong move in jenga, I set off in to the night, the comforting return of the drizzle on my cheeks fully established once again. I spent the next two hours meandering through tranquil streets, a city at utter peace with itself. Barely ...
Today was a full day of
Bruges. We woke up nice and early and after getting ready headed off to
explore Bruges. Our initial plan was to hit a local bakery first but like
most of our eating plans on this trip it didn’t quite work out as designed.
Our wires got crossed a bit and we missed the bakery, going straight when we
should have gone right. Everything is so expensive in the center of town
that there it is hard to justify the cost ...
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- Free parking