Travel Blogs from Middelburg
... Bruges in 1175 AD it turned to liquid! And on to an archeological dig of a castle from 1300 years ago, a church with a sculpture of Mary and Jesus by Michelangelo, the only brewery in Bruges (that brews 'strong Henry' dark beer with a 14% alcohol content), an art museum that for such a small city has an amazing display of primitive Flemish painters, and a former hospice from 1400 AD that is now a museum of Brugge's most famous painter - Hans Memling. Minna found ...
... drove to our Hotel to drop our gear off. We went for a leisurely stroll into town starting off with the Vrouwe Abbey where the Lange Jan Tower stands high above the town. Then on along the Lange Delft we each got a paper flute full of chips with mayonnaise (very dutch). Munching on our chips we passed through the market square with it's very ornate Old Town Hall dating back nearly 500 years. At the end of Langeviele stands the Kloveniersdoelen a ...
... later when we went back to access the Wi-Fi at the sailing club bar/restaurant. A couple of the locals John talked to gave us some advice on where to go next. They gave us a free tide-table for the area," a gift to the English” their Commodore said. On our walk back to Spring Tide, we turned the corner into a street to see a full moon rising and could not resist taking a photo. We then came back to the boat and so to ...
... than trying to manoeuvre the roundabouts on the service roads beside it.
Once we hit Belgium it was a complete change. In France we felt comfortable, we understood the language, and were able to read the road signs and communicate. Belgium was the complete opposite, we were like “what the **** does warvessledam, and bijoriendiem mean?!?@#”
When we got into Bruges the city was dead (it was ...
... so gorgeous! Very picturesque! These amazing structures date from the 17th Century and are part of a series of windmills, set at different elevations, which drained the land of water.
We then drove a bit more to 'Kinderdijk’, a Dutch village that has 19 well preserved windmills. The mills drain the excess water from the Alblasserwaard polders - which are situated below ...
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Other places to stay in Middelburg
Loskade 1, Middelburg | 2 star hotelfrom $105
Buitenruststraat 22, Middelburg | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Loskade 3-5-7, Middelburg | Hotelfrom $139
Bosschaartsweg 2, Middelburg | Hotelfrom $120
Dam 31, Middelburg | Hotelfrom $147
Loskade 19, Middelburg | Hotelfrom $121