The Tudor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Knokke-Zoute
05:00 Leave for river to observe marine biologist as they catch and tag juvenile sharks
09:30 Personal time and research work
14:00 Mangrove nursery preparation and care, seed collection and planting and reforestation work.
16:00 Project presentation
09:00 Land based work relating to any aspect of our ...
... hours of exploring time. It was totally worth it. We had a go at Belgian waffles and of course, Belgian chocolate. Julie and I went with a number of our teacher mates and we spent most of the time simply walking around, taking photos and soaking up the ‘oldness’ of the place. This trip was also part of Amy’s birthday celebrations. Her husband Pascal had organised a video of her friends and family wishing her happy birthday and he played it ...
... in the canal. We waited for 10mins for the barge to pass and the road to be lowered back down. We found the hotel (Hotel der Duinen) easy enough after that and couldn't have been made more welcome. We decided to pay an extra €18 per day to park the car in a locked garage (about 100m away from the hotel). Parking is very tricky and limited to 4 hourly periods only. Marc our host speaks excellent English (he was a teacher in a previous life) and gave us lots ...
... Listened to Brendan toss and turn all night, shivering one minute and throwing the blankets off the next. No change today, perhaps even worse. Again we spent most of the day in the room, Brendan sleeping and me reading. I whipped out a few times for a bit of lunch and fresh air, but thought I better keep and eye on the patient. He didn't eat much all day, but he did manage to get down a small peanut butter sandwich for dinner, not for long though!
Fingers crossed for tomorrow!
... on the cushion at the top of the backrest- the perfect position in which to enjoy your pipe to the full. Wandering through the museum, I came to realise that I was completely alone (apart from the receptionist and guard at the front). Somewhat unsettling, really! Checking my watch, I saw 4:05- the museum closed at 5:00, so I was good for time. Upon leaving, I realised that my watch had stopped and that it was 4:57. Nearly got trapped in a folk-nightmare! Free from ...
Other places to stay in Knokke-Zoute
Van Bunnenlaan 12, Knokke-Zoute | Hotelfrom $148