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Ostend, Belguim was a quick 2 night stopover on our way to Amsterdam.
It had a huge beach and a large esplanade with some cool orange art features.
It was empty of people and would be one of those places that come alive in summer.
We did a day trip to the nearby gorgeous city of Bruges.
This is a cool city centred around a couple of big plazas, lots of canals and pretty photo
... lie here, most of them, as their headstones reveal, casualties of the fighting in September 1917 when the divisions of the AIF were heavily involved in battles hereabouts which formed part of the British ‘Flanders offensive’. One date on a number of Australian headstones is 20 September 1917, the day of the Battle of the Menin Road.
THE PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
The Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing commemorates 11,386 officers and men of the ...
... homemade) & chocolate syrup. Delicious. That should hold us until lunch. We headed back to the ship after discussing which way to go. Jan & I let for a while & ended up going through another cathedral. Finally, Wayne patiently convenced us to turn around & go the opposite way. We were not totally convenced that he was right until we saw the water and the ship. Yeah, Wayne. We chose not to go on the afternoon walking tour after lunch and opted to continue ...
... to explain that we were sharing cab rides, but that nobody was expected to stay together. He would not be instructed, so our manager, who was doing a fine job, just let him try to recruit what she called “aggressive walkers.” I have to use the expression here, LOL. I knew exactly what their day was going to be like. I traveled with someone who wants to see everything on the list in record time. Not fun. I prefer my friend ...
was again the first driver which I approached. He left me out in
Amstelveen (a city really close to Amsterdam, where I stayed)
Managed to get a host only for the 1. night. A Slovakian guy
Radovan who is on an exchange. The plan was to stay for 4 nights.
Arrived at his place
around 19. He accepted my CS request, but I did not answer him
anything. He said only for 1 night, so ...