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Ostend, Belguim was a quick 2 night stopover on our way to Amsterdam.
It had a huge beach and a large esplanade with some cool orange art features.
It was empty of people and would be one of those places that come alive in summer.
We did a day trip to the nearby gorgeous city of Bruges.
This is a cool city centred around a couple of big plazas, lots of canals and pretty photo
Pretty easy day today I think we are almost in sync with the timezone Wandered around just admiring everything. Saw a sign on the outskirts saying the path around Bruges was 7.5km . Thought I would give it a go. I probsbly should have studied the map a bit better, as I missed a turnoff and ran about 1/2 way to Paris. My 7.5 ended up ...
... gave us yet another concoction to help break up what is in the bronchial tubes. I sure hope it works! I am worried about Peter. Mornings are always better for him. He is not feverish, just weak from the intensive coughing. Usually he does pretty well until about 2PM and then starts coughing from then on and all through the night. We walked the main central area of the city this morning, tried a Belgian waffle and took a canal boat ride. The architecture here ...
... a pub to have a beer and something to eat but it was packed. Wandered around some more, raining again, and found a bar where we had Onion Soup and a beer, wine for me. This place is all about Beer, Pastries and Chocolate! Probably good that I don't live here! Back to the B&B for a cleanup then tried to find somewhere to eat for dinner. Raining again and so cold so did not want to go far. Ended up at a grill just around the corner, very ...
... some having up to 12.5% alcohol! Our tour guide said some pubs have a limit to how many beers they will sell you as they are so strong. We tried a few of them but my favourite was definitely the cherry beer, which I brought back to London with me. :)
The waffles were AMAZING! Waffle...chocolate sauce...bananas and ice cream....whats not to love right! Definitely the best waffles we have tried so far. Waffle shops are everywhere, almost ...
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