Travel Blogs from Ostende
... my-arm-put-it-aroun d-Ally’s-shoulder-move’ was more overtly daggy.
We then strolled back towards home, passing through a Tango dance exhibition and resisting the urge to show-off with our skills (*cough cough* - they are pretty rusty and have been retired since 2005). What else can I say? A great day in an endearing little town. Next stop - Brussels.
... waiting, we enjoyed some tasty Belgian waffles and wandered around, lots of chocolate, lace, and beer for sale. Another city where it seems like it'd be hard to survive and find fruit (for example). The brewery tour was interesting and provided a nice view of the city, it also ended with a free drink, common theme, no? By the way, this brewery makes four beers, 6, 8, 9, and 11%! And in Belgium they purposely pour the beer with the foam, and ...
... we went to the grocery store and picked up some food stuffs and some essentials that we forgot (dish soap, a pillow and duvet, etc.). Came back to the site, ate lunch and then hopped on the bus stop into central Brugge.
Here's a short summary of what we did in Brugge: saw the central square called Markt, where the Provincial Palace and Belfort tower are located. We went up into the tower and learned about the history of ...
... through the town.
It seemed as if every second shop was selling Belgium chocolates – some of which were gluten free. We found a particularly fantastic one in which you could actually see the chocolatier making the chocolates in the back room. The other main items on the tourist agenda were Belgium lace and (Steve’s favourite) beer! He was very happy about the beer in Germany (as anyone would have known from our ...
... evening. Some of what we saw was simply stunning.
For those who don’t enjoy my writing or just want to get straight to it then I will summarise it for you in bullet points.
- Brugge is a must, it’s absolutely stunning.
· Take bikes, forget walking.
· Drink there beer and eat their chocolate
· The campsite (camping memling) is ok. You’re paying a lot more for its location though(22 euro)
· Belgians need to cheers ...