Travel Blogs from Nieuwpoort
... and there was music everywhere. Bands were playing 60's and 70's music and in the main squares there were concerts with all types of music. John was pretty impressed as there was also free beer! You paid 2 Euro for a glass and then could drink as much beer as you wanted. Afterwards you gave the glass back and they gave you the 2 Euro back! The treat of the day was Belgium Frites! Translation: double fried chips served in a cone with a ...
... since they were paid for anyway. Booked for 3 nights too so had a free stay :) thought it might be a good idea not to bother Lisa too much. So that was it. Tour over. Really glad I did it. Met some awesome people that I will keep in contact with but still wish I had started it from the beginning so that I got to know everyone a lot easier. Now it was time to enjoy London for a bit before Oktoberfest and then it's karate in Canada, Russia and ...
... and storage until Weymouth next July. We somehow have to get all our sails back to Australia as well. We will be packing up too. Daryl and I bought all our tickets from Oostende to Calais today - we have to be at Oostende before the train at 9:12 with all our suitcases, personal sailing gear and souvenirs! We have one change at Lille Flandres then arrive in Calais by 12:56. That should be in time for getting to the ferry and ...
... 5 in the first two races. Unfortunately, Liam and Nate have not done so well, 12 then in the 50's - Liam will be very disappointed with that but if they get all the races it will be a dropped score. Hopefully they can pick up and get a better place in the third race. They will finish today after the third so even if they don't do so well today there are still hopefully 9 more races! It's warm in the marquee but the wind is going strong which is good. Au revoir for now, ...
... saw a young girl openly smoking - she would have been 12 or 13. There may be an age limit but she was ignoring it! I guess that's not unusual though! The other thing is the dogs. Some of them are treated like babies. We saw a woman carrying a tiny puppy and pushing the other three small dogs in a pusher around the market. There are baskets on bikes with a wire lid to keep the dog from jumping out. I even saw an enclosed trolley to hook onto the back ...
Other places to stay in Nieuwpoort
Albert I laan 141, Nieuwpoort | 3 star hotelfrom $143
Albert I - laan 74, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $77
Hoek Zeedijk - Goethalsstraat 1, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $124
Marktstraat 28, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $56
Albert 1 Laan 159, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $114
Hoogstraat 4, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $79