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... to the Flemish families. Imagine a Westminster government decreeing that all Welsh or Gallic gravestones be ripped out and replaced with ones in English. The local folk decided that if they could not have their thousands of small Flemish crosses, they would have one big Flemish Cross no less than 84 metres high, the biggest War Memorial on the Western Front. If you are putting two fingers up to Authority, you might as well put them 84 metres up. So the tower was not ...
... a local who pointed it out and also told us the proper pronunciation.
There was a non descript door leading to a small alleyway and down on the right the tiny little bar was tucked away. We walked up the stairs and asked for a table but realized there wasn't any real food to eat and being the mature girls we are we knew we had to eat before trying this beer so off we went hunting for a restaurant.
We were in the main square which is the biggest tourist ...
... travel route for our city visit and decided for us that we would dine at a particular brasserie that evening. Mind you, this was all done in a combination of English, French, Dutch, and Italian. Our combined brain power helped us to understand everything she said. After that, she sent us on our merry way.
The first thing to hit our line of view as we headed toward the city center were the tulips. Tulips galore,! All ...
... signs were non-existent !!! The plan was to follow to the route for 40 odd Ks and then have lunch at the old cheese factory, but rain and more hail came, and once Lucy saw the signs for the factory, the route was thrown out the window !!!
So we stopped for lunch, and whilst there, the sun came out, so we finished up and moved on.
Now even though we were not far from Ieper, we had lost the route, so we followed some signs ...
... we are more than ready to hit the gorgeous town of Bruges and scout out some 12% beer that is only served in one pub in the whole world, here, in Bruges. This place was made for me.
Aufwiedersehn (how did we convince her we're German we can't even spell it!!??!)
Love from Bruges
K and A xxx
(and remember kids, you can only hit a woman if she's comin at you with a bottle, that's different, that's self defence!)
Other places to stay in Diksmuide
Heilig Hart Plein 2, Diksmuide | Hotelfrom $120