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So we are sitting on a train to Munich (via Frankfurt) as we begin to make our way down to Croatia. Which gives me some time to tap away at the keyboard and reflect on the past few days since we left Paris.
From Paris we went to Brugge - a beautiful little place in Belgium that has elements of a fairytale. Perhaps more normal if you live in Europe, but for us the cobblestones ...
... a small roundabout. Everybody was outside enjoying the sights.
While all along the trip, Dutch Bike tours had provided us a bike route map, after Sluis, it just told us "You are now in Belgium! For directions to Brugge you need this information. From Knoppunt 55 you will follow the Knoppuntter on your bike: 55-56-19-18-17-16-25-13-14-15-08-03-02- 01." The subtext being: we are DUTCH Bike Tours, not BELGIAN Bike Tours and you are thus on ...
... experiences in Europe backed up with over 5000 pictures. I know to my cost, I've been the recipient of many a torrid evening when they have returned from some god forsaken place, downloaded hundreds of photos on to the lap top whilst describing each one in excruciating detail.
Here is a case in point - The latest excruciation into Den Bosch.
Back at the van - after a meal and wine, the evening "entertainment" went ...
... didn't enjoy my leprosy (just severe dermatitis for all reading this...)
Anyway instead of just heading to bed we decided to check out the hostel bar next to the hostel. Upon arriving we had barely ordered drinks when we met a threesome from Amsterdam.. they will feature very strongly in tomorrows entry!
Around midnight we decided to call it a day as we wanted to make the most of our trip!
... Great guy. He's saving more money to travel more. What a great thing to do. The castle was totally different than the others. After seeing so many, you begin to recognize the different periods and see which ones were built for luxury versus defenses for attacks. And Burg Eltz was a fairytale castle! The pics aren't great but the castle was.
After Burg Eltz, we hit the road and drove to Belgium!! We didn't actually plan on ...