The Tudor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Knokke-Zoute
... all it's glory. Once entering I then headed to the more residential streets and was astonished how every house was painted orange. Not literally of course, but there were so many 'NETHERLANDS ARE THE CHAMPIONS' and similar banners across the entire 'Straats' they might as well have been Tangoed. This was World Cup time, around late Group Stages if my memory is correct. Even the local side SV Sluis had got in on the act, with a sign up (coloured ...
... them, ”Wait,” I grabbed Dan’s sleeve to slow him down. Remember we are supposed to make eye contact with the bartender before just sitting down.” We both turned our heads to behind the bar where a heavy set middle aged woman with short hair and a friendly but down to business face was handing a beer to another customer. Sensing our look she turned her head and nodded her assent for us to sit. Whew ...
... which was used in the Middle Ages to care for sick pilgrims. The oldest bridge dates back to the 15th century and is still in use today. We saw the city's smallest window, a tiny opening high up on the wall, and heard that there were many bricked up window spaces in Bruges due to the window tax. Residents had to pay tax for every window they had in their homes, so rich people had lots of windows and the poor didn't. If the tax couldn't be paid, ...
... aware of the fact that you're staying in the city centre
of medieval Bruges! This is how ALL stairs in houses in the city centre
look like. So get over it people! I posted some pics of the new rooms,
they're a 100% different compared to how the place looked just a few
months back. Would definitely stay here again, staff is also very nice
and welcoming and they are really working hard to turn this building
into a beauty so give them a break!
... well actually the getting off was easy - it was the putting back on that proved to be difficult. With us all trying we could not get the thing to catch, and we had to contemplate purchasing a plastic "one size fits all" version at the local petrol station. Well after a lot of raised voices we all calmed down and then Dad said " you don't push as you turn you pull! What that is So counter-intuative - but he is ...
Other places to stay in Knokke-Zoute
Van Bunnenlaan 12, Knokke-Zoute | Hotelfrom $148