Travel Blogs from Brugge
... 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 ...
... for right? Yeah, waffles. So guess what lunch was....check the obligatory food shot.
Afterward we traveled the back streets to a cloister, saw where the poor lived, checked out canals. We tried to see Saint Salvador's Cathedral but it was closed. We then went to The Church of Our Lady and we only were able to see part of it because of renovations. Not a good church day for us. So we wandered some of the streets and poked our noses into the shops ...
... minute tour. The Half Maan Brewery is the only one left in the city of Brugge, quite small. They pump out some astronomical amount of beer. The old lady that was half Scottish can tell a story and rattled off plenty about the men that use to work at the brewery in the day. One story, the lads that work there get 7 beers a day plus wage. Yes 7 beers. And every Friday they would go to the pub across the road (owned by the brewery) and spend ...
... at dinner time, Hansel and Gretel style.
From the fish market we headed toward the Lace Makers Guild which is in the same grounds as The Jerusalem Church. We headed in to watch the lace makers in action and it was amazing. These lady's made the art look so easy and the bobbins were flying at a rate that made it hard to keep up. The lady's that could speak English explained that it was a labour of love and that each piece could take from a few months to a year to ...
... advertised chocolate museum mentioned on one of the maps the hostel had provided us with. Lots of walking round in circles and a beer stop later we found ourselves at the museum. Along with discovering how much the Aztecs suffered for giving the world cocoa, we also confirmed that Laura is allergic to the cocoa in chocolate and therefore will never be able to eat it comfortably. That evening we signed ourselves up to the 'in Brugge' ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Uilenspiegel Brugge
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