Portinari Hotel

T Zand 15, Brugge, West Flanders, 8000, Belgium | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $128.00
 

Travel Blogs from Brugge

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Beautiful, medieval Bruges!

A travel blog entry by nikki.murdick

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... it is really amazing and while we were there we chatted with the owner of the shop. It turns out her grandmother (whose photo was on the wall with the typical Belgian costume) was a skilled lace maker whose work is hung on the walls of the Dutch embassy in the country of Belarusse. She showed us photos of her grandmother's lace and it was amazing! So of course we had to buy some of the lacework. As we walked we began to smell food and it was sprinkling--uh oh! that means rain so let's ...

Belgians, Beer, Boats and Beyond

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle

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... of the most dreadful clothes.... both for sale and as modelled by the punters browsing.
A whole new level of tacky which made Primark look classy.
(Yes, Encarnita, honestly!)

It was gorgeous just meandering around the streets... the old houses are delightful, the small shops different and interesting, and the general ambience one of a leisurely charm. We decided to take a boat trip while the weather was sunny. Up and down ...

In Bruges

A travel blog entry by talesofaboy

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... aware of the sea mammal you’ve just made a beeline for.

He began to tell me how handsome I was, that I need to fight until the bitter end, and just how many brasses he was going to sleep with once he arrived in France. He clasped my knee, shook my hand, hugged me twice, and gave me his scarf as a gift before departing as swiftly as he appeared. I watched as he stumbled off, weaving through the masses of suitcases and Japanese tourists, ...

Sussing out the good stuff

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... eat that night but I have to say as I am writing this a couple of weeks late, I cannot remember where it was that we did eat. None of the restaurants made a great impression on me. We did stop after dinner at the same chocolate shop which must specialize in staying open late for all the after dinner strollers. We got some of the same chocolates that we had the night before plus a bit more. I am not a big chocolate eater and don't really ...

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