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Travel Blogs from Knokke-Heist
... center we realized there were many chocolate shops and we should probably try at least one piece of chocolate in every shop we passed. Best. Idea. Ever. I am so pleased with my life choices. After filling up on chocolate and seeing some wonderful old churches we stopped for some real food. Of course we needed some dessert with our lunch so we had waffles! Fun fact: waffles are not a breakfast food here, they are a dessert. As you might already know, ...
... sharks play as apex predators on the health of their marine ecosystems.
- Help develop and plan ecosystem based fisheries management programs in coastal villages.
- To make an impact in shark overfishing issues on a global scale.
- Raise awareness on the unsustainable practice of shark finning and to enlist support in helping to reduce the consumption of shark products.
- Use our local and global resources to influence people’s attitudes, emotions, ...
... so we dropped off the bags and started exploring the city.
I remain totally amazed that these people speak more than one language. Their native tongue is Flemish - really weird sounding language - apologies to the Belgians! - but most of them can speak French, English and German. They switch from one language to another depending on who they are talking too. Yes, I am totally jealous!!
So far, we have found people to ...
Status report: Up 0645 CET perky: Yet again an LSD dream filled night but this time attributable to the lobster and shrimp in garlic butter/(with frites - ordered to the horror of the chef) washed down with Belgian Beer. The latter explaining the slight dull ache in my left sinus. A low mist hangs over the polders visible outside out bedroom window and in the distance you can just make out a very large container ship ...
We docked at Zeebrugge (the port of Brugge) early in the morning and getting into the city took a bit of organising if you didn't want to be ripped off by the tour excursion company. Luckily there was a few like minded independent travellers and we bandied together to share taxi costs.
We went cycling again (surprise) and what a fantastic cycling culture we experienced. We joined a small tour with only 6 of us and ...
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Meerminlaan 22, Knokke-Heist | 3 star hotelfrom $133