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Perfect town in perfect region

A travel blog entry by rwtjtravel

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... main shopping street was the belfry, which is based on those at Bruges and Antwerp but understandably about 1/5th the size - probably representative of the populations. The shops themselves were the sort you'd only find in such a place as Sluis - selling unneccessary things such as polka-dotted wellington boots, oyster shell necklaces, or 'I <3 Sluis' iphone covers. The owners probably get no more than five paying customers an hour but somehow ...

A visit to the most famous Belgian beer bar

A travel blog entry by lawslo

3

... show off the scent, color and taste of the beer. It took a few minutes of searching and she brought one beer. Dan raised the glass and sipped through the foam narrowing his eyes and sighing audibly, “Aghhh!” Daisy raised her eyebrows,”Is it OK?” Pursing his lips and then smiling, “Now that is a beer!” Dan replied and everyone drank. “I guess it won’t be an elephant day,” I thought. ...

Arrival in Brugge.

A travel blog entry by lisastellwagen

5

... to check it out and sample the beer and maybe bike (tomorrow ). We ate at a restaurant that has 400 beers. And had beef stew (made with beer), and fries typical Flemish peasant food. Very nice. They also make lace here and sell tons of their fine chocolates. My mom's maiden name is DeSmither, and her family came from Antwerp in the 1890's. So us stellwagens are about 1/8 Flemish. Most certainly peasant stock at that time of ...

Bicycles and Bruges

A travel blog entry by roamingfree

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... economic centre, mainly cloth and wool. It's canals linked the town to the sea, and its port guaranteed its wealth. it attracted the most wealthy merchants who then found new markets and grew the town's prosperity further. In fact, Bruge was reputed to have the best spinners and weavers in the whole world. Flemish cloth was highly sought after. The money was invested in the town and its buildings and all was merry in ...

Brugge or Bruges

A travel blog entry by jasonandjamie

52

... chill which made things challenging but this place was really magical. We got some cool history from the walking guide about how Bruges became rich (linen). There are loads of museums and art galleries around but it was mostly just filled with places to eat and just fully set up for tourists. Every place was super expensive - we didn't really see anything offering a meal for under 20Euro each. Some massive churches and loads ...

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