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... of The Land of the Hobs. Ice Magic takes the visitor into the mythology of dwarves, elves, fairies, hunters, magicians and devilish figures in a world that is as fantastic as it is mysterious. It includes surprising characters and animals, which live in their own hidden world surrounded by inhospitable nature and mysterious forests etc. as well as appealing and spirited figures that emerge from ...
Today there is no ridiculous blog title. Today we visited Flanders Fields. Almost embarrassingly, before this trip I knew very little about the First World War. Most of what I did know was actually gleamed from a book read a couple weeks ago, 'a soldiers song', a fictional book based on WW1 events. So today was not only interesting and in someways emotional, but it was a complete history lesson. Our BandB host kindly put on breakfast early for us I ...
... from Michelangelo, or Rembrandt, or whomever so it's always like finding a treasure.
Of course we wandered through the rest of the church as well which had many of the statues covered and tied to protect them from the dust and such as repairs are being made. We had to joke about that and pretended they were "weeping angels" from Doctor Who. So what do you do to a weeping angel, wrap it in a sheet!
We found somewhere ...
We arrived in Brussels after a sleepless night on a dank, cold and not so 'mega' bus. Dazed and confused we set off into the city, quickly discovering the station. It was still early (around 6.30am) so we elected to have a snoop around before finding somewhere to eat. What we discovered whilst snooping was not what we initially had anticipated. As we ambled through the streets of Brussels we saw that the bars and clubs were yet to close from ...
... 8211; where are you going, this
time he says Brugge. He did not look like a crazy guy or anything, so
I entered the car. I am just looking in my map, and he is looking in
it as well, to know where to go :D. He asks me if I want to go by the
highway or take the coastal road where it is beautiful.
the coastal road, but we could not really see the sea anyway, so we
went back to the highway. We drove in Brugge and ...