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Travel Blogs from Knokke-Zoute
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
... Beer tasting and Rib eating. Today I travel home leaving Brugge at 1:30 local time its about 6/7 hours to London via the ferry. Then train to Grantham. Check out my collection reference number, photo attached!!!! Nice! My new bike has been confirmed for delivery Friday morning, what a ...
Friday the thirteenth and going through the Chunnel. Joanne thought this was pushing our luck but it all went fine. Took the tube to St Pancras Int'l train station. We checked in, bags through security and cleared passport control, all in about 5 minutes. I wasn't sure where or if we would need to go through a customs or passport check but you do it in London and then just walk off the train in Belgium or Paris or wherever.
We stopped first at Brussels and had to change ...
... another palace on the same grounds. We also made a quick photo stop outside the Atomium, a much better symbol for Brussels than a little boy who needs potty training. It was built for a world's fair in 1958 (I think) and was renovated just a few years ago. It represents the atomic structure of an iron crystal, and it really looks like something that belongs at the base of the Space Needle. More importantly, there were bunnies in the nearby park.
Our lunch ...
... long to pass through the original city gates and return to the more picturesque part of Amsterdam. This morning, we set off for one of Amsterdam's main attractions: The Anne Frank House. Once again, I must thank my mom for booking things in advance. As with the Eiffel Tower, we skipped the long line and went right inside. The house is filled with quotes from the famous diary, as well as videos from people involved in hiding the Franks, and of course the house itself. The ...
Other places to stay in Knokke-Zoute
Van Bunnenlaan 12, Knokke-Zoute | Hotelfrom $148