Hotel Rubens

Address: Visserskaai 44, Ostende, West Flanders, 8400, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ostende

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by lauraapple on Apr 19, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... with its reconstructed trenches, dugout and excellent exhibits. It's impossible to explain the feeling of walking in places I have long dreamed of seeing and saying thank you in person to those still there. The last amazing surprise was Andre, upon hearing I had no luck at finding a souvenir, gave me a piece of shrapnel from his own personal collection. As I said before an amazing host. Next stop Normandy, home of cider, the Bayeux tapestry and the D'Day ...

Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by eaglesflight on Jun 23, 2014

11 photos

... interior was either in rubble or burned. An amazing restoration effort has restored this grand building to its former glory. The museum tour was very worthwhile and we'd certainly recommend it to any that may consider coming this way from NZ, Aus and of course from within Europe. The ANZACs where well represented here too.

We visited one of the many war cemeteries ...


A travel blog entry by pandwcotton on Apr 14, 2014

9 photos

A sunny Monday morning at our cottage near Handzame in West Flanders. The plan is to go on the train to Bruges, more usually known to locals as Brugge. My team is still asleep, so I am taking advantage of our landlady's Wifi to try and put something of our holiday on the blog. We had a morning at the house - domestic tasks and revision - before the short drive to Kortemark station and the train to Bruges. Purchase of tickets from machine ...

From the beginning... to Ostende

A travel blog entry by susankington on Sep 08, 2013

1 comment, 2 photos

... we ended up at the very beautiful church of St Peter and St Paul. The smell of incense was evident as soon as you entered. Geoff sniffed appreciatively and thought of St Stephens. . We were particularly impressed with the 20th century modern glass,designed by Michiel Martens. Not just one window but as Geoff put it 'a job lot'. It was a post war installation and extremely attractive with a mixture of styles and colour changes. Well ...

Sussing out the good stuff

A travel blog entry by carpefeline on Sep 07, 2013

5 photos

... we get to the first bridge, we see a booth for boat tour tickets so we grab them and get on the boat. Am so thankful we did because the boats just got more and more crowded and more of them on the canals as the day went on. as it was, we only passed a boat maybe every 5 minutes instead of every minute.

The boatman was humorous which must be hard when he has to give the same spiel 20 times a day or more. He was also giving ...