Hotel Het Bloemenhof
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... lunch, I decided to head to De Halve Moon Brewery for a tour. The next one didn't start until 3 pm, so I decided to walk toward the 'Lake of Love.' It was lovely with the swans and ducks. At least I think that is what it was. The tour was also interesting. This brewery is the only one in the center of Brugge and was built In the 1860s. They brew about 30,000 liters per day, and brew 4 kinds of beer. The first room we saw contained the vessels. This is a new area, and then ...
... biology professor!! Since we were only there for one full day we took a jump on and off bus that toured the city... It was very good. We only got off once at the Gassen Diamond polishing facility. They import the raw diamonds from all over the world then cut, polish and resell them. It's much more complicated and interesting than it sounds. We had a 'private' tour by a 6'7" Jewish hunk with a full head ...
... century, a wool
market, a woollens weaving industry, and the market for cloth all
profited from the shelter of city walls, where surpluses could be safely
accumulated under the patronage of the counts of ...
... the attractive cobbled lanes, been lured into more chocolate shops and been to a fabulous harp concert. The chocolate shops, of which there are many with chocolate being a big industry, are very hard to resist as they all have the most amazingly decorated windows for Easter.
All in all it has been a good relaxing day so we are feeling ready to depart this beautiful city in the morning for another beautiful city - Paris.
We set off on a walking tour described in our guidebook and enjoyed wandering past cute buildings and along the scenic canal. We really enjoy doing the walking tours in our book and they usually last between 1-2 hours depending on how often we stop for pictures. They give you just enough information about the buildings to be interesting, but not so much as to be overwhelming. It is also a great way to see spots you might not have happened across if just ...