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... also known for its waffles. Well. It's for good reason. That waffle was the best waffle I have ever consumed. I wish I had another one right now. When all the waffles were gone we meandered over to the Historium. It's a pretty neat interactive historic movie followed by a museum. We learned about how Bruges came to be and how it was a huge port town and trading stop because if it's many canals. At the end of the exhibits there was a beer tasting, which ...
... Beguines were a group of women who weren’t nuns ie didn’t take vows, but lived together and did good works. The second walking tour was the “Burgundian” tour which covered the parts of the city built during the period when the Dukes of Burgundy lived in Bruges, including:
- The Welcome Church of Our Lady which dates mainly from the 13th- 15th centuries. Its tower, at 122.3 meters ...
... drizzling then so we didn’t go too far and chose a little restaurant where we had an OK ish meal. On the way back to the hotel we stopped at a little window where I spotted some lovely hand made silver jewellery. Looks like a visit there the next day was on the cards!
We had a free drink in the hotel bar and enjoyed our night in a big bed with crisp sheets, a private toilet and best of all……..a ...
... since we had eaten, and then only
fries and three wings on a stick each, the food was appreciated even if
there was nothing special or outstanding about either dish.
I pretty much decided my day
was over. Felt pretty good about it too. I knew that Tom wanted to
head back to town at night to see the main market square in lights but I was
convinced the walk back to the center of town was not worth it. Tom was
insistent on going and ...
... s Finally Over."
Quite a sobering day, but very interesting given that I could probably only spout a few facts about World War I. Plus, I saw a tiny wee toad in the German cemetery.
When we got back to Bruges, most of us went to De Halve Maan brewery for a tour. The guide, Inge, was hilarious and gave us a very entertaining presentation on this particular brewery's methods. We even went up on the roof briefly, and we also had to go down stairs backward ...