Romantik Manoir Carpe Diem
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... cars and trucks, vans and bicycles speeding through the narrow streets, I am walking in history, transported to the long ago past.
Known as Brugge here, Bruges was built originally as a fortress in the ninth century, with the intention of warding off marauding Vikings, but now it is one of Europe's best preserved medieval cities. We entered Bruges through one of its gates. In the 19th century ...
... groot sprookje. Afterward Things I noticed in Belgium: - the amount of energy efficient things they have here. Solar panels on the roof tops! In Belgium! Australia really needs to up its game. All of Europe seem to have pockets of wind turbines too. The EU are doing a good job for a green future, Australia should be ashamed. - Mosquitos. Makes sense since there are so many canals and bodies of water around, but we have both been bitten quite badly. Wasn't expecting ...
... poor, single religious women. They weren’t nuns in the conventional sense, but they were paid by rich folks in town to pray for them. Hmmm. I’m no theologian, but paying someone else to pray for you doesn’t seem quite kosher. So to speak.
Along the way, I stopped in for an hour at the Groeninge Museum. It has a wonderful collection of
paintings by Flemish artists, dating from the 15th century to ...
... be flooded with water. There is now a law (an actual law) that there can be no less than 60 swans in the city center. They even have a "swan count" on the city website... It is currently around 145 or so. After a few drinks we retired from our fairytale reality and into our dreams. Some things... 1. *******nit = god verdomme (pronounced hhotferdomma) 2. We are all experiencing a bit of a cold and during one of Becca's cough attacks ...
... while heading in the general direction of the chocolate museum. The museum is a bit average, though a nice enough way to spend time with buddies - and the free samples are GF, bonus! We just spend the day moving slow and chatting, til we all run out of steam and return to the hostel (after they've completed some souvenir shopping, with really cute personally selected chocolate gift boxes). I get some errands in ...