Royal Astrid Hotel
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... the names of the thousands upon thousands of soldiers who were never found. There wasn’t enough space for all the names, so the Menin Gate in Ipres was built and inscribed with many thousands more.
We visited the Field Dressing Station where Canadian doctor John McCrae served, and wrote, “In Flanders Fields”. He wrote it the day after his young student was killed. John McCrae also died in the ...
Monday dawned and the day of judgement on poor 'Florry' was nigh. We nursed her the seven kilometres to the Ford Garage and waited two hours to find out if we could improve on the previous verdict of 'Kaput'. Eventually we found out that there was a hole in the steering hydraulic hose. Unfortunately there was not a replacement part to be had in Belgium. They would order the part in and all being well we would have our car back by noon on Tuesday.Overjoyed that ...
... this. So again I had been given the wrong information at a train station. We finally arrived in Bruges slightly before 3pm. I had told our host, Anne, that we would arrive "about 3pm". The taxi dropped us off at her door at 3.06pm and she said she'd just rang me to make sure everything was ok. I also later found an email from her sent at 3.04pm. If you ask me, 3.06pm IS "about 3pm". Despite this, Anne was lovely. She helped me carry our bags, you guessed it, up the ...
... Belgian occupational therapy student, Nicolaas, in what looks like a full-out bishop get-up. He said 'do you know who I am?' I said the pope? haha. Or a bishop? NO NO!..
He was Sinterklaas; the man who visits on the 6th of December and he wanted to see if I had been a "good girl" this year!
He beckons me to come sit on his lap... *time for thinking of my response*... hahaha.
... the boats like sardines we decide to continue travelling by foot instead of by water.
Time for a late lunch – oh, and a beer – at Cafe Volkshuis. This is a free Wi-Fi zone so we catch up on all the goings-on back home and I am able to upload a particularly fetching picture of myself in front of a windmill to Facebook… With a beer and (another) toasted cheese sandwich inside us, we’re ready to tackle the Belfort.