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... a roundabout. But back when the war was raging in this area, it was an intersection targeted by the Germans. Allies passing through would raise their horses level to a fast gallop to get through this dangerous spot. Our next spot was Passchendael (spelling since changed) in the Belgian Village of Zonnebeke. Here the 3rd battle of Ypres was fought from July to November 1917. Like most of the battles in this area it was about gaining control of high ground or ridges. ...
Cloudy with misty drizzle all the way, (the drizzle was so light that we only put our raincoats on the last 20km to keep the dampness out) 13-16deg, 89km, av. 18.9km/h, tot. 1380km. It is hard to believe that none of the buildings in Ypres are more than 100 years old. The whole place was flattened during 1914-18 and then rebuilt in the ensuing years; they did a great job. It's a very nice place. The last word on ...
... hotel early in the morning to spend the day in Brugge. I heard about Brugge from my neighbor in the US and from friends I have made here in Paris; all of them raved about its character, enticing me to visit if the opportunity arose. I am sure glad it did!
On the train to Brugge (only one hour from Brussels), we met another American student who is studying in Florence. She was traveling by herself so I invited her to join my friends and I for ...
... when the cupboards are running bare.
Once we had consumed our free beers, we ventured into the centre of Bruges for some shopping. It was here that Becky was caught dancing in the middle of the street by a shop assistant, who dutifully informed her that he had seen her and was impressed with her moves. Unsurprisingly Becky pegged it with embarrassment around the corner, red faced, with me pointing and laughing.
As it was ...
... so we reluctantly paid the €60 for the high speed train. When we got to Brussels, we knew there were a few sights we wanted to see. Amanda and I both have a good sense of direction and don't often get lost, but we found Belgium very confusing. We had no trouble with the London Underground or the Paris Metro, but the trains, subways, and buses in Belgium gave us a great amount of difficulty. We had to search the subway station ...
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Koninklijke Baan 17, De Haan | Innfrom $170