Hotel Polaris

Groentemarkt 19, Ostende, West Flanders, 8400, Belgium | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ostende

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake


Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...

A visit to the most famous Belgian beer bar

A travel blog entry by lawslo


... show off the scent, color and taste of the beer. It took a few minutes of searching and she brought one beer. Dan raised the glass and sipped through the foam narrowing his eyes and sighing audibly, “Aghhh!” Daisy raised her eyebrows,”Is it OK?” Pursing his lips and then smiling, “Now that is a beer!” Dan replied and everyone drank. “I guess it won’t be an elephant day,” I thought. ...

Picture postcard awesome

A travel blog entry by whatarethey

... to ensure your thirst for beer at the end. I wasn't complaining though really. At the top of the ladder system was an epic view of the city, so got lots of photos. The entire place smelt like it was fermenting malts... I love that smell. Hye Jin, not so much. After a light lunch of Flemish beef stew we were back on the trail again and into the high street for some shopping. Who would have thought there would be such mass consumerism in such a quaint little town. Historic ...

In Bruges

A travel blog entry by lizanddan2013


... old town that remained as such due to trade coming to a halt rendering the town hardly touched for a few hundred years. Lovely canals and cute step shaped roofed houses. Then enjoyed some generous servings of moules frites for dinner, so so good!

Friday we took off towards the Dutch border on a bike tour. Picturesque countryside, windmills crushing seeds, monster cows: Belgium farmers breed some cows which are a cross between 3 ...

Museums and Friends From Holland

A travel blog entry by cncadventures


... of my new names) and Mary of Burgundy. Next up was the Memling museum, another famous artist who helped fund the hospital that now houses the museum. It had interesting displays on not so modern medicine of the 1400-1500 era as well as his artwork. After they chopped off the heads of prisoners, they used the bodies to dissect and learn things. Perhaps some pictures of tis in the prisons would be nice. On a roll, we decided to climb the Belfort ( ...


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