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... then another, then another, then he called in the army. Over 70 unexploded shells were found in that field, just last week! But finding things from the Great War is not what the people living here focus on; what is important to them is remembering and honoring their dead. Everyone here lost relatives; people check for their loved ones' names on the walls at Tyne Cot, the largest cemetery in Belgium with over ...
... to use the momentum from my downhill to help on the uphill. I make it three quarters of the way before my bike is dancing so much on the cobbles I can't go any further. Better than the last climb, but still not all the way to the top. I have a feeling this cobblestone riding will take some getting used to.
We take off towards a brewery for some beer tasting and a tour. The Roman brewery has been around ...
... 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 ...
... awe inspiring but then most hotel breakfast buffets aren't. cooking for masses of people means you cook fast and to the lowest common denominator, it seems for most hotels. While we are not gourmands by any means, it is hard to be impressed by any hotel breakfasts these days. still, it's a good meal to get with your room and starts the day out nice, or at least with a cup of coffee.
Off we go and we are headed for the museum ...
... evening of our adventure we thought it best to treat ourselves to a nice three course meal, in a lovely little restaurant called Le Belle Epoque. The decor was inspired by Becky’s favourite artist, Mucha, whose exhibition we had both enjoyed in Prague. The food once again was of high quality, with both of us opting for massive steaks.
Afterwards we headed out for a few drinks in Bruges. Sampling both the beers and cocktails in ...
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