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Hofstraat 33, Ostende, West Flanders, 8400, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ostende

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake


... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Ypres or is it iper

A travel blog entry by rossport


... see the place is as flat as a pancake so where this hill was beats me, Judy then informs me that Belgium is flat and any rise in height is a hill.

IT was eerie walking around the site as you were walking through old shell holes and past fortifications it would of been a devils delight to play in them but the reason they were there was too important so we decided to be have and just look around, but today to see the trees the brambles and hear the birds ...

Bruges or Brugge!

A travel blog entry by lynnib


... with lights on the other side. This delayed us in getting to the restaurant so we didn't get the usual 'posh' breakfast in Langan's as all the tables were taken, so we opted for a drink and snack from Costa instead. Never mind - at least we eliminated the risk of an on-the-spot fine by the police in respect of the lights. Anyway, on arrival at Calais we disembarked and unusually for us turned left in the direction of Belgium following the instructions of sat nav ...

The introduction to great waffles and good beer

A travel blog entry by karawilson


... I’ve taken up too much time chatting about beer and Tommy would like to interrupt for a bit with his blog on the waffle experience in Brugges. “Waffles are good!” Ok- that’s that. The waffles with chocolate sauce were delightful here in Brugges but were they the best in Belgium? No. However, Tommy doesn’t know that yet and hence the beginning of becoming a waffle snob!

In my opinion, ...

"In 80 yds, Turn Right!!"

A travel blog entry by martinandkate


... not realising we had walked into our room already. It's not a bad room, a little dated but nicely furnished. The big deep windows open from the high ceiling right down to your knees and open out over a cobbled street next to a canal - very picturesque.

We went for an afternoon stroll round the town, looked into some chocolate shops and had some lunch before feeling a little knackered and heading back via a carrefour to get some Belgian beers at ...

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