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... here because we were all told on separate occasions to skip Brussels and come here instead. Now, I haven't been to Brussels... So I can't technically compare anything. But I'm in love with this city and am so happy to have come here! We drove down from Amsterdam yesterday morning and Jane was once again very helpful, for the most part... She re-routed us a few times when Erika decided to selectively listen to my directions (we accidentally ended up ...
Wednesday 17th September 2014
It is another lovely warm sunny day, again in the high 20's. We set off for another pleasant short sail where once again we saw several boats enjoying the gently breeze, but one in particular was a barge with full sail up.
We arrived in Herkingen which is another village very badly hit by the 1953 floods. They now have some of the tallest flood defence dykes in ...
... and Leanne enjoyed the scenery for both of us. On our first day in Brugge we had a quick look around but now realise we missed so much after our wandering about today. One thing we have had to get used to is the number of people smoking. It is impossible to sit and enjoy a meal or drink without cigarette smoke wafting over us, however we have loved the different people we have talked to while drinking/eating.The buildings and some of the detail ...
... time. And the food was great too. Belgium doesn't seem to do main courses; only snacks. Belgian fries (yep, they were invented in Belgium) with mayonnaise, speculoos cookies, chocolate and waffles. It’s pretty much all you need in life.
After Bruges, I moved on to Ghent. Like many smaller cities in Europe, I only knew of it from its football team. De Buffalos ftw. But it’s a really cool city; definitely my favourite ...
After a lovely sleep in my super comfy bed I headed to breakfast and was treated to freshly baked bread and pastries, freshly squeezed orange juice and the yummiest jam I've ever tasted. I filled myself up as much as I could so I didn't have to buy lunch later. I then checked out and headed up the motorway to Brugge. I found some parking relatively easily but I then started the daily running around the car to get tickets routine which I will have to do ...