Hotel Pantheon Palace
Travel Blogs from Blankenberge
... 30 hrs or so (minus a few napping hours on the second plane ride).
We get on the train and arrive in Bruge in about an hour. We found a taxi easily enough and he took us to the Hotel de Notre Dame. We're looking at the door and realize there is no one inside and the door is locked. We stop the taxi driver and say there's no way to get in and he assures us there is a bell and drives off. There was no bell. We see there are 3 ...
... and Summer will be twice more expensive than the price we got. The scene from hotel's dining room is marvelous, also the breakfast.
If you are a food lover, don't miss the steamed mussels. It costs approximately 18-24 euros per person, and it's worth trying. And if you take a stroll along the street, it's really hard to miss the warm and sweet smell of waffles. Anyway, it was ...
... beer as well as some beer glasses having additional equipment attached to assist your drinking. There are over 700 beers brewed in Belgium.
We spent the majority of the weekend checking into various pubs to sample more beers. We also did a tour of the oldest working brewery left in Brugge city which was really interesting, we also go a free beer for ...
... extra mile or two after several strong Belgian beers! We finally arrived at our room surprised that it was 10:00 o'clock as it was just getting dark. Exhausted after our first long day, we showered and crashed into bed. See you tomorrow.
Charlie and Carol (CNC )
15.60 E - Airport Train to Brussels
5.45 E- Box of Belgian Chocolates
15.00 E- Train to Brugge
50.00E- Two dinners, three beers at Cambrinus.
Miles walked estimated 7-8 ...
... task was to work off our lunch with a walk up the bell tower (belfry). There was quite a line and we were surprised to find out that the entry fee had gone up 2 euros since In Bruges was made. Perhaps it became more popular after that so they decided to cash in on it... Anyway, the climb was busy, narrow and steep so there were a few hair-raising moments. We discovered that Dan's dislike of heights is well matched by Vicki's fear of spiral staircases. ...