Travel Blogs from Oostduinkerke
... that was only discovered recently. It was part of the Yorkshire offensive and is currently being restored. We then stopped at a place called Essex Farm. It is the exact location that John McCrae wrote In Flanders Fields. It was in a series of bunkers that were used by the Canadian troops as a hospital. The bunkers have been restored along with a memorial cemetery. At Ypres itself there is a ...
... advertised on the previous evening that there would be a free shuttle in to the centre of Blankenberge, 4 miles from Zeebrugge along the familiar coast road that stretches to the French border and beyond. Normally free shuttles are only provided to the port gate when walking in the dock estate is prohibited. Shuttles that take you further than the port to the nearest town come at a charge. I understand that if you book a P & O cruise under the select price, ...
... frites, and waffles on every corner; and beer in between; haha! The fall weather is cool and perfect for walking. We toured the canals via boat, the chocolate museum; the frites museum, and our favorite The Basilica of the Holy Blood; dedicated to the holy cloth with the blood of Jesus Christ collected by Joseph of Arimathea. It was quite moving. More to see tomorrow, it was a great day! Enjoy some ...
... a local who pointed it out and also told us the proper pronunciation.
There was a non descript door leading to a small alleyway and down on the right the tiny little bar was tucked away. We walked up the stairs and asked for a table but realized there wasn't any real food to eat and being the mature girls we are we knew we had to eat before trying this beer so off we went hunting for a restaurant.
We were in the main square which is the biggest tourist ...
... we drove further West to Hastings, where William the Conqueror landed back in the day, 1066 is definitely the most well known year in the UK. Hastings is a tackier version of Brighton (it is possible) but has some lovely spots further along, escaping the endless flashing lights and sounds of indoor amusements. The town didn’t give us the historical fill we required so we traveled further to the fantastically inventive named town of Battle. Named after, arguably, the ...
Other places to stay in Oostduinkerke
Albert I-Laan 141, Oostduinkerke | 3 star hotelfrom $141