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I headed out for a run around the canals, it was so much fun I loved heading down all the little streets, it almost did't feel like running.
As waffles are the staple food here in Belgium this was a must for breaky. We wandered around the streets until we hit the Burg (this is a Medieval square that is made up of the Town Hall, Bishops Palace and the Holy Blood Basilica). Here we found ...
I’m glad they were not following me to my next hotel – took me a little longer than it should have….a little detour added an extra 10 minutes to my walk. No worries, it was a nice sunny day!
Upon arrival to my hotel (Martin’s Brugge Hotel), my room was not quite ready so I left my luggage in storage and headed out to Grote Markt ...
... squares and little alleyways that only exist around these old towns. There were really interesting antique markets with lots of cool stuff we wouldn't get through customs. It was warm, romantic and you couldn't help walking around with a big smile on your face. Brugge is worth a visit, even if it's only for the day ( but beware of hoitey toitey sales staff in lace shops ). (Melissa) Brugge...stay the **** out of the bike lanes!!! They look like footpaths, ...
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which tended to feature a pious Virgin smiling down on an infant held
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... with various toppings on it . There are usually any combination of chocolate, fresh fruits, whipped creak, gelato, etc.
We sat in the square and ate our dessert while enjoying our last evening in Bruges. It was very nice and I would recommend it to anyone.
Tomorrow we have a long drive to Normandy, France. We will be seeing a number of the sites related to D-Day and the Allied Invasion. It should be a very interesting day.