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Ostend, Belguim was a quick 2 night stopover on our way to Amsterdam.
It had a huge beach and a large esplanade with some cool orange art features.
It was empty of people and would be one of those places that come alive in summer.
We did a day trip to the nearby gorgeous city of Bruges.
This is a cool city centred around a couple of big plazas, lots of canals and pretty photo
... or scientific work, on a needs basis.
14:00 Personal time for research.
16:00 Leave for river to observe marine biologist as they catch and tag juvenile sharks
09:00 Land based work relating to any aspect of our education, awareness or scientific work, on a needs basis.
12:45 Head to Dive Shop
13:30 BRUV drop followed by two shark sighting underwater surveys.
... such world changing events and learn more about the futility of war. But not on this trip.
Now I needed an ATM. That was challenging. It was not obvious where those holes in the wall might be. Then, as we entered a building to go and see show called Historica (more on that in a moment), I saw a sign for toilets and ATMs. Of course. So we followed the signs. Turns out that ATMs are not out in the open like other ...
... where an American girl called Caitlin took a group of us around the city, pointing out lots of interesting things in a not-so-conservative manner! We learnt that French fries were actually invented in Belgium...and went on to chow down on the best fries in Brugge, as decided by an annual competition which sees the two winners gain a hut in the market square. We also learnt about a guy who was killed by his own parliament and then after his ...
... 8211; where are you going, this
time he says Brugge. He did not look like a crazy guy or anything, so
I entered the car. I am just looking in my map, and he is looking in
it as well, to know where to go :D. He asks me if I want to go by the
highway or take the coastal road where it is beautiful.
the coastal road, but we could not really see the sea anyway, so we
went back to the highway. We drove in Brugge and ...