Travel Blogs from Bredene
Sunday May 26, 2014
Hello My Dear Friends,
Today, I took the tour (Quasimodo Tours) out to Flanders Fields and the WW1 battlefields. It was
a really great day – I learned a lot, it was well-paced, and there was no stop at a gift shop. And, as an added bonus, everyone on the tour was from a Commonwealth country. Flanders Fields is about
40km from Bruges, spanning roughly the 8km ...
... tomorrow. Too bad if it was a romantic getaway for them!
After the tour we strolled over to the beautiful Historium building. In 2012 they installed an interactive museum here. You walk through each room which looks and smells like medieval Bruges. They have screens incorporated, whether it be in the window or on the wall, and they show a movie in parts, which revolves around the creation of the famous Van Eyck painting Madonna with the Canon van der ...
... br> Once you actually get to the beach, apart from being about 1000 miles too far North (like the Northumberland Coast), it is rather magnificent.
Wednesday, October 9th 2013
The weather has worsened. No sunshine today. We regret not getting the bicycles out yesterday, ...
... but you can visit a memorial.
I spent the morning shopping and once Dan had finished his course we explored a bit of the old town. Lots of old ruins and city walls around the mostly modernised city.
Small place, but quite nice for a short visit.
... the road signs and the drivers seemed not so mental. At the 1st town we came across there seemed to be a huge street fair going on, so we parked up to investigate. There was so much going on we had an awesome time, it was basically a big car boot sale mixed with local people selling food and beer on the street. Antique road show has nothing compared to this place, so much stuff selling so cheap that would be ...