Travel Blogs from Brugge
Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...
... then caught a bus into the Centrum of Belgium. It is a city dating back to the 9th Century. Amazing! All cobblestone streets and old, old buildings. We just love the buildings here. It's 10pm right now and it's still day light! Anyway, it's time for bed. We cant wait to go back and explore tomorrow.
Denice & Ruby
... pond. So, we decided to walk into town. It was a long walk. But the weather was beautiful. When we finally made it in to the main town of Brugge it was well worth it. It is truly a medieval town. It was almost perfectly preserved. We wandered the narrow, cobbled streets until we found the central market with the bell tower from the movie "In Bruges". After exploring the city we caught a bus 2 km ...
... As the ghost of beers past finally ****** off to find the nearest pub to bother some other poor soul, I used the various spires across the city to navigate back, and retired for the night.
I arose early and fresh. I checked out and spent the morning harvesting souvenirs. I have a thing for postcards and little ornaments and am currently constructing my own miniature version of my travelled world inside my living room. When you live in MK, you need ...
... of a venerated phial said to contain a cloth with blood of Jesus
Christ, brought to the city by Thierry of Alsace after the 12th century Second
Crusade. Each year there is a reenactment in the city of a woman wiping
the blood from Jesus’s face as he stumbled carrying the cross. Being it
was Sunday, a mass was in progress so there was limited access to the Basilica.
After the Basilica we bought
tickets for a short 30 minute boat ...