Grand Hotel Oude Burg
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... 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 ...
... the statue wasn't on display until tomorrow at one, which was weird.
At this point we split with the SHAPE girls to go to the De Halve Maan (The Half Moon)brewery which is the only brewery in Brugge. When we got there though, they didn't have anymore tour openings. We were so tired and freezing cold at that point we walked to the train station and headed home. We may or may not go somewhere tomorrow, on Sunday but that's what's been happening so far.
... option too big a gamble, I thanked my evening’s hosts and swaggered home. As I bounced from wall to wall, one step forward, two steps back, and three sideways, I finally understood the relationship between Bruges’ beer and its tight roads. Kept in check by the narrow streets, unable to stumble too far off course, the sprawling cobbles – glistening in the inevitable light mist that seems to fall eternally here – led me back and I finally ...
... history of how Belgium came about from the original states of Flanders and Wallonia is really interesting. Also interesting was the colonial history of Belgium in Africa and Leopold’s exploits for rubber, including his terrible mistreatment of Congolese people. Belgians also love cartoons and we saw a lot of wall murals of Tintin (the most famous Belgian comic character) and others.
We also spent 2 days in the tiny Medieval town of ...
... cabin. I estimated that the cabin size was 91 square feet, less the beds and cabinets which would make it around half that size. Not much room to get in each other way for sure. We also never locked our rooms. The only time a key was necessary was when we planned on returning to the barge passed 10 pm, as the crew lock the front door. I must end today's blog, as its time to pack, as we must be off the barge by 8:45 am. The next VBT group will be arriving by noon, for the reverse of our ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Oude Burg Brugge
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