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... are so different that if someone from the netherlands were to come to northern belgium and talk to a local, the flemish-speaking local probably wouldn't understand him and they would have to resort to an auxiliary language, which is pretty much always english.
For those who don't know: the netherlands is a country; it's the one north of belgium and northwest of germany. People from the netherlands are referred to as "dutch", and they speak dutch. ...
Chocolate, Beer and Lace are important to the people of Bruge and in fact many of the shops in the town specialise in one of these commodities. Bruge promotes itself as the Venice of the North. Although not in quite the same league as Venice it is a beautiful place. Just wandering alongside the many canals is special. Many residents own bikes and they all use them. It is an ...
Off out on more walking adventures. Saw on yesterdays bus trip 3 large real windmills and was keen to find them again. Trusty map we found them lovely things blowing in breeze also found a wedding party and a crowd of people doing sword fighting. Proper thing all dress up and very formal crowd watching. Saturday sport in Brugge no doubt. Wondered back through little streets pleased with ourselves at not even getting lost .Had picnic lunch at canal side then more wandering..Home ...
... learned about the historical landmarks and monuments. It's incredible to see buildings that are hundreds of years old and just to soak in all of the history.
Belgium is known for 5 things: lace, chocolate, beer, waffles, and french fries!
... a charge out of the Zumba lesson in the town square, rode bikes through the city as well as the parks, window shopped and walked through the streets with a feeling of safety and serenity.
Please visit Brugges! If you only visit one city in Belgium make it Brugges! I don’t know how to say goodbye in this country because it’s made up of three different language- so toodles for now until we meet again in Brussels!