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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 ...
... park created for the local people. There are also some lovely old buildings that have been restored and left to form an information centre and a restaurant. Sometime you've just got to stop and smell the roses. But the best was yet to come, a visit to a local Belgian chocolate factory, with as many free tasting samples that you would care to consume. Where to start?? Once we had a taste, or three, we felt obliged to buy a ...
... hill came, it wasn't hard, but the first pave (cobbles) followed, and they were awful !!! Our bikes are super stiff so we felt every bump !!! On the second pave, I punctured, a huge nail through the tube !!! I counted down the paves as they were killing me, and on the fifth one, I screamed !!! And then the hills became pave, but this was ok as you were going slow !!!
After 70ks, the groups that were doing only 75ks suddenly appeared, and pretty ...
... At one point we had to urgently find a toilet and that was .50€ to use so image sure into my money's worth. I wish it were only spend a penny!
********************Now....this next bit is only for those of you that have seen the movie In Brugge. If you have not seen the movie then please don't read this as it won't make sense and it will make me out to be really, really mean and I'm not. Ok.
So......just the minority reading now? Good!
... put on about a hundred years ago.
We then made our way to the Church of Our Lady to see Michelangelo's Madonna and Child. It's a smallish statue, maybe about three feet high, and was one of young Michelangelo's first commissions. It was supposed to go in the cathedral in Siena, but then the bishop was elected pope, and Michelangelo was never paid. Eventually it was bought by a rich family from Bruges and put behind the altar in this church. It's ...
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