Travel Blogs from Kortrijk
... both languages were fairly prevalent.
The three things Brugge is famous for were hard to miss: chocolate, beer and lace. The window displays are filled with delicious treats and marzipan - a visual feast that acts as quite the temptress. Needless to say it did not take us long to visit a chocolatier, and there were no hesitations in ordering a ‘Duval’ (Devil in Flemish - at 8% I ...
27th May 2012
Oh yes, hot, blue skies and lots of sunshine + midge bites! John finished the port side cleat by drilling and re-tapping, fixing and painting. Isi brought the log and email up to date as well as trying out our acquired travel steam iron – successfully.
We went to to the bread shop near our internet bar called "hootchie Coochie Bar". After the bread we went into the town streets that had ...
25th May 2012
At 7.30 this morning the temperature is 19° down below and the sun is shining, so we think it is going to be glorious again. After our tea, John hoovered the boat from bow to stern before it got too hot, and then we had breakfast and made plans for the day. We decided to pick up some information on the "Sinksen12" festival and to find out about bus or train to Ypres to meet up with Tony, Jean, Chris and Mike. We found out ...
... muscular buttocks, and we presume they were bred to maximize the tender hindquarters.
We got back to Brugge in time to join the crowds of spectators for a very impressive parade – the Heilig-Bloed (or Holy Blood) Processie. This 75-minute long parade was spectatular. The central feature of the parade was the relic of Holy Blood, stored in a gold and crystal flask, which was brought back to Brugge by Derrick of Alsace, Count of Flanders, from ...
... I also tried several other brands of beer, notably Jupiler blonde, Steen Brugge, and the more common Leffe, and Duvel. Kaylee and I frequently stopped in at a convenience store on the way back to our B&B to grab cold ones, but I'm struggling to remember their names at the moment (unrelated, I think). Needless to say, we did not rest too much before our journey to Amsterdam. Soon I'll be writing about our adventures there! Cheers from ...
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