Travel Blogs from Brugge
... the day and watch the people walk by.
As the sun started to set, we found our way to the Market centre and got on a horse drawn cart. Our driver was funny in his accent (think Mr Bean speaking English with a Dutch accent) and explanations as he took us on a 30 minute tour around town. It was quite a charming and romantic experience - not as tacky as it may sound! Although the ...
... view of the whole town. The staircase up was quite narrow, so it definitely isn't a task for the overweight.
After our bike tour we chilled out and had a nap back at the hostel before heading to the bar to watch Germany vs Brazil. What an upset ! The bar was packed with backpackers and several people from Germany and Brazil. After smashing ...
... was 1965. The actual statue is about two blocks off the Grand Place. We walked down there, the statue was naked and Robyn took a couple of pictures. After that we had had enough of Brussels and caught a train back to Brugge. Brussels is crowded with tourists and the Grand Place and area around it caters to tourists, it is okay but not sure I would go back.
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I got a city card (€38 for 48 hours) and I could not recommend one of these more. It may not be renowned for its Eiffel Towers or Arc de Triumphs but there’s still plenty to see. And everything I saw while I was there came free under the card.
... served with a big fat dollop of mayonnaise.
I ordered a medium bag from the Asian cook then sat down on a park bench to enjoy them. As I was sitting there enjoying my Belgium delicacy a brass band marched by. There were about 50 people in the band and they stopped in the square and played in front of the crowd that had grown. I watched for a little while then went for a wander through some of the small cobbled alleyways.
The water in the canals was so ...