Travel Blogs from Nieuwpoort
... back in 12 months to England. One of our coaches also won this trophy in 2001. After the presentation we went to finish off packing the container and one of the parents bought pizza over for everyone. Everyone was just having fun now and enjoying themselves, one of the cars had Australian music playing and all the kids squeezed into the car and singing along, then our coach Shane jumped in on top of us in the ...
... be having a much better race than yesterday thank goodness. I hung with them for the second and then Peter Alexander turned up with Emma and her cousin Jess, who is visiting from London. Tottenham actually. We watched the first few cadets come into the channel and were able to wave to Liam and Nate, Darcy and Dom, Emily and Emma. We didn't wait for Thomas and Sophie as they were still finishing the Promotional Fleet Racing. They are doing really well and are leading at the ...
... to be sunny later but we did have to use the umbrellas for a bit. The Tourist Information at Brugge station was very helpful with a good map and instructions on how to get to the first and second boat stops for our canal tour. We found the second one and waited a little while for our boat but had a great tour of the remaining canals in Brugge. One of the bridges was a little low but no-one scraped anything! The sun had appeared by the end of our ride and it ...
... wind is due to pick up and it will be easier for them. Although the chop may be much worse. Well, it's all a great experience for the kids to be challenged in a different type of sailing. The dinner was great, we had to sit alternately with the Tasmanian parents so it wasn't an us and them situation. We left at 8:30 ish and tried to get the kids in bed early but it's difficult with the light - it's not dark until 10:00. Bonne nuit, ...
... towels and also visit the Saturday market in the town square. We decided on the market first. It was an art and craft market - no food this time. We watched a man carving Perspex with intricate designs. Nate wanted one with sailing ships or Nieuwpoort or Belgium on it but couldn't communicate with the stall holder. He had a sign in French so they called me over! The interpreter! It turned out he did speak a little bit of English but we got by with a mix of French and sign ...
Other places to stay in Nieuwpoort
Albert I laan 141, Nieuwpoort | 3 star hotelfrom $169
Ormonde Rd, Kilkenny | Hotelfrom $128
Hoek Zeedijk - Goethalsstraat 1, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $119
Marktstraat 28, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $121
Albert 1 Avenue 159, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $121
Hoogstraat 4, Nieuwpoort | Hotelfrom $79