Royal Astrid Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ostende
... then drove into the town centre and went for a walk. There was a Marina with hundreds of boats/yachts. At then end of town there was a canal with a lock and a huge yacht was coming back into the marina. It was great to see the lock open and flood the canal to bring the level up three metres then the bridge was raised and the yacht passed through, Drove back to Brugge and ended up having burgers for dinner as nothing seemed to be open Sunday ...
... since they were paid for anyway. Booked for 3 nights too so had a free stay :) thought it might be a good idea not to bother Lisa too much. So that was it. Tour over. Really glad I did it. Met some awesome people that I will keep in contact with but still wish I had started it from the beginning so that I got to know everyone a lot easier. Now it was time to enjoy London for a bit before Oktoberfest and then it's karate in Canada, Russia and ...
... s happening since the commentary is in Dutch, but whatever the language, the American boys definitely kicked butt in the 800m free relay! Go USA!
Ben recently finished reading 'Anne Frank: A diary of a young girl', and the girls and I are reading the abridged version in preparation for our visit to Amsterdam next week. We will definitely touch back on the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam after our visit there.
Later for now.
We awoke early to take the train to Leuven to get Jake's student card and Khanya sat at a coffee shop and wrote postcards to her friends. Thereafter we caught the train to the most romantic city in the world according to tripadvisor 2011. We made our way to the hostel were we caught a nap before discovering the town ...
... of narrow streets and canals with beautiful architecture. Apparently its called the Venice of the north and rightfully so. I know very little about this city which is really refreshing since I'm not pressed with trying to see the major sights as I was in Paris. This afternoon I rented a bike for 6 Euros and went for a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Pets allowed