Travel Blogs from Oostduinkerke
... destination tonight is Lille, France which is just over the border from Belgium and in the middle of the Somme where heavy fighting in WW1 cost hundreds of thousands of Australian lives.
On the way to Lille we stopped of in Antwerp in Belgium where we relived some great memories of our last visit here in 2010. On that visit we were befriended by a true gentleman who Kate and ...
09:00 Community shark education and awareness activities in local village or school.
15:00 Weekly round-up meeting
Friday and Saturday: Weekend and free time.
Other Activities:All volunteers take the ...
... through the town's streets, down narrow alleyways and across bridges. We stopped briefly at the Church of Our Lady (which was, unfortunately, undergoing some extensive renovations). Wanting to get out of the rain, we ducked into Old Bruges restaurant for lunch. Located in the heart of town, the restaurant is obviously meant to appeal to tourists, but that was perfectly fine for us, as Jaclyn's only requirement (mussels) was met.
After lunch, ...
... of the padded seats covers are mild to insignificant but we convince ourselves they were worth the 7 euros each! Now for the return leg. Only another 24.3km to go. We bump into a pneumatic lycra clad maiden at a DIY hand wound ferry crossing over a canal. A very pleasant young lady reminiscent of a tele-tubby wrapped in cling film but I suspect more than capable of kick starting a 747 and cracking walnuts with her thighs! Fortified by ...
... old town that remained as such due to trade coming to a halt rendering the town hardly touched for a few hundred years. Lovely canals and cute step shaped roofed houses. Then enjoyed some generous servings of moules frites for dinner, so so good!
Friday we took off towards the Dutch border on a bike tour. Picturesque countryside, windmills crushing seeds, monster cows: Belgium farmers breed some cows which are a cross between 3 ...
Other places to stay in Oostduinkerke
Albert I-Laan 141, Oostduinkerke | 3 star hotelfrom $141