Travel Blogs from Zuienkerke
Today we had a short breakfast at a lovely tea room close to our hotel. The hotel has a buffet at a mere $40CAD per person which seems high as we can not stomach more than a light meal after last night's Flemish stew. We are still stuffed. Today we walked the rest of Bruges. We visited the church where there is a drop of Jesus's blood in a rock crystal on some gauze used to wipe the wounds long long ago. According to legend, every Friday for two centuries after it ...
After a good night's sleep and restful morning we caught the train to Brugge. We bought senior's tickets and without realizing any difference sat in first class. Another passenger disabused us of where we were not to be and we moved down the train to second class. Minna was horrified as she was never 'second class' before. It meant four seats across instead of three. For less than an ...
... extreme engineering', the concept, the feat of its construction and the evident sucess. It is not inexpensive; it costs 15 million euros per year to maintain the project, which works out to about 1 euro per Dutchman-not bad for 'flood insurance'. An adjacent park with performing seals, a playground, an aquarium and an extensive gift shop help defray the cost.
The Inspire is docked at Veere, a charming town. We have a ...
... were away for the week, so we could have the house to just us and Céline liked it because she could eat all her brother's food, haha!! So we just mulled around again, then I got to watch Grey's Anatomy in French, haha! Céline put French sub-titles on for me which was nice. And even though they speak really fast, I understood quite a bit of it. There were three episodes too, so I got lots of practice. Then I played on Facebook for a bit and discovered that Bec had ...
... had to ask for a
phone. It worked perfectly, without any no's all the way to England
where I managed to get some and then some afterwards as well.
Thinking about where to
stay, I remembered about stories from http://www.tomiastikainen.com/
about how he got hosts by
just going to some bars and meeting people. But I took out the map of
Brugge and saw a camping outside of Brugge, so I had a place where to
sleep. I ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking