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... they people speak a mix of dutch and French which is called Flemish. After lunch we wandered around the city looking at some very old buildings some dating back to 1100 and 1200. We went to the chocolate museum where we got to see the history of the cocoa bean and the start of how chocolate began. After the chocolate museum we went to the frites or potato ...
... we jetted over to get a peek at the Madonna and Child statute. This is the only piece by Michelangelo to leave Italy during his lifetime. It's was so sweet, and the rest of the cathedral that it's sits in is spectacular. Most of it has been made into a museum with plenty of beautiful works.
We finished up our walk lakeside watching swans dunk their heads underwater, searching for moss and the like at the bottom. At this point we had been venturing around town ...
... of the many upscale stores.
Then we had to try some Flemish fries (as opposed to French), which are fried twice. Although they are normally served with mayonnaise we went with the traditional American style with ketchup. We found the Tourist information office and asked about walking tours. Unfortunately in the off season, they only have them on certain days and none while we were here. Second ...
I smile at the irony that I originally planned this solo trip around Brugge to have a break from touring war monuments. Now, I've discovered one that I'm sure Lorne isn't even aware of.
As I walk back to the hotel, I realize that I've appreciated today's long elastic. But now, I'm looking forward to a relaxing evening, sharing our individual discoveries together over a good beer and a tasty dinner.
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It's the old dears 33rd wedding anniversary and, god bless them, they still look affectionately at each other. The gift of true love and faltering eyesight. Tonight, they are going to pedal romantically into the sunset for a candle lit dinner in a restaurant sitting next to one of the beautiful canals. I hope they both fall in it - they're leaving me in the van!!!!
Tot de volgende keer,
Bruno (de hond)