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... visitor centre located just outside the cemetery. Here you get an explanation of the history of this hospital cemetery. Here all the dead are known as they arrived as wounded soldiers who did not recover from their wounds. There are a number of interactive displays and a timeline of the role the Rimy Siding Hospital played in this area during WW1. As you walk towards the main entrance you walk through a long avenue -cemetery wall and vine on one side and 1500 metal posts on ...
... and we are digging it for coffee in the morning and wine at night.
The first day here we got off the train and headed to the bus stop to take us into the center of town where the Belfry Tower is. We got off the bus and I whipped out that handy map I printed before we left. The house is only 2 blocks from the market center. It is!!
Well it is if you go in the ...
... say they were an indulgence but they went down pretty smoothly. And fast.
My next serving of molluscs went down a treat. I am a big fan of seafood so when I spotted scallops amidst the myriad of French cuisine on the menu, my mains choice was a given. I relished the juicy scallops covered in a tomato-based sauce, the dish complete with a few potatoes, or pommes as the French like to call them.
I wandered home with my friend Lucinda, feeling very full and content. ...
... with breakfast.
I'm not sure if I'm right in saying that in some countries it would be illegal to sell items bearing Nazi swastikas (and I'm not sure whether I think it should be), but they were available in Bruges at the open-air market. Anyway, let's talk about frites with mayonnaise. Belgium was the first ...
... during the night (and I do include myself in that but I am certainly not the worst culprit), the next morning we are up and away early, with six hours of motorway ahead before reaching destination number two, Heidelberg in Germany. It is another quaint European town which is able to prove once again that other countries are much better at "doing town squares" than we are in the UK.
Dinner was a fine German plate of pork schnitzel and fried potatoes at ...
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Visserskaai 36, Ostende | Innfrom $83