Travel Blogs from Oostduinkerke
... both languages were fairly prevalent.
The three things Brugge is famous for were hard to miss: chocolate, beer and lace. The window displays are filled with delicious treats and marzipan - a visual feast that acts as quite the temptress. Needless to say it did not take us long to visit a chocolatier, and there were no hesitations in ordering a ‘Duval’ (Devil in Flemish - at 8% I ...
... McCrae, Medical Officer, Canadian Artillery. Sadly John died of illness in late January 1918z The bunker where it is believed he may have written the poem is preserved near the memorial. While walking through the Commonwealth cemetery nearby (you are never far from one here) Greg found a headstone where a lot of crosses and some teddy bears had been placed. Then he saw why, the soldier buried there was 15 years old when killed. One of the many who had lied about his age. ...
... down the stairs and was then most interested in making sure we knew where we had to be, all a bit much for the French. It was odd being in Paris but not seeing the tower or champs élysées. The train trip from Paris to Brussels was almost to Amsterdam. We both fell asleep for a fair bit of the journey. I woke up, knowing they had just announced something but not sure what. I looked around ...
... this. So again I had been given the wrong information at a train station. We finally arrived in Bruges slightly before 3pm. I had told our host, Anne, that we would arrive "about 3pm". The taxi dropped us off at her door at 3.06pm and she said she'd just rang me to make sure everything was ok. I also later found an email from her sent at 3.04pm. If you ask me, 3.06pm IS "about 3pm". Despite this, Anne was lovely. She helped me carry our bags, you guessed it, up the ...
... So Jaey took me to his favourite hot bakery, and wow I was impressed. Although we were late by Belgian standards for getting breakfast (around 930) to me there was just too much to chose from. There was everything from pies, to pastries, to chocolate to over 20 different types of bread. As I wanted the true Belgian experience, Jaey picked out his favourite breads and pastries for breakfast.
The bakery was only about 7 minutes away, but it was a beautiful ...
Other places to stay in Oostduinkerke
Albert I-Laan 141, Oostduinkerke | 3 star hotelfrom $141