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... memorial to Flemish soldiers but also a statement of Flemish desires for some degree of independence from Brussels. The annual Flemish pilgrimages to Diksmuide, which started in the 1920's, became contaminated with right-wing, we-hate-all-people-who-are-not-us, groups (it's happening now in the UK, isn't it?). The unwanted association of the tower with extremists led to its demolition by explosion by the opposite extremists in the 1970's. A few years later, it was replaced by ...
... It is very beautiful with cobbled stone streets and canals. Lots of really great places to eat, drink beer, and shop. I was most impressed by the number of chocolate shops! There are about 50 chocolatiers selling the most amazing and creative chocolate that I have ever seen. We didn't waste any time sampling a few stores and then headed to try some local brews. Beer is serious here and there are over 300 Belgian beers to choose from! We found a spot ...
... and we're off again. We find the oldest pub in town and try 3 different beers. they have 25 different ones. One of the beers was a raspberry and honestly, it was like drinking soda pop. Not beer tasting at all and not that wonderful but I can imagine that it might be popular with some women. maybe it's what they start the kids on to learn to drink beer.
Before long, we've made a circle around the parts we wanted, have seen many of the same things ...
This morning, Derry & I said our goodbyes to Nick & made our way to the little town of Brugge. We arrived at around three in the afternoon, so the sun was setting, our phone was flat & out of credit, & the pay phone at the train station was not doing what I told it to do (even when I hit it a few times). ...
... sent us back to town, so we grabbed the car, found our hotel, and settled down with some Flemish stew, frites and Belgium beer !!!
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After breakfast, we hauled our asses over to Duksmuide. We had never been there, but once in the town square, it was your typical Flemish square, so it felt similar to others that we had seen and it felt good.
A quick bit of history.
The Commonwealth nations didn't really ...
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