Kempinski Hotel Dukes' Palace
Travel Blogs from Brugge
We got woken early by a loud uninvited noise which sounded like chainsaws. I looked out the window to see a garden maintenance team with leaf blowers and three motorised hedge cutters working on the hotel garden. Great, that added to my dissatisfaction so well and truley woken up we headed down for our breakfast which was part of our package …
The day started off true to forecast with light rain, which was ok for us as it was a transfer day and we would use it to research Paris which looks rather complicated, and also rest and make the most of our splurge hotel.
The new hotel was about 10 minutes walk which was fine and the rain had pretty much eased to a light spit by the …
... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...
It was hard to crawl out of bed today to make the hotel breakfast. But we managed to make our way down there dreary eyed at 9:10. The breakfast had croissants and chocolate croissants and over concentrated orange juice, and all-you-can-drink cappuccinos. They were good too, especially for automatic machine cappuccino. We headed off into the town to see what we could see. We passed through the middle-eastern area we ate at last night ...
... hotel early in the morning to spend the day in Brugge. I heard about Brugge from my neighbor in the US and from friends I have made here in Paris; all of them raved about its character, enticing me to visit if the opportunity arose. I am sure glad it did!
On the train to Brugge (only one hour from Brussels), we met another American student who is studying in Florence. She was traveling by herself so I invited her to join my friends and I for ...
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