Hotel Albert II
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Albert II Ostende
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... down with the contents, as they rushed to a better place. Glad it was porcelain, as paint would have been pounded off, years ago. However job complete, I headed back to the camper. On the way another revelation, the f…ing toilet hadn't warmed up, it had sucked all of the warmth out of my butt, and I had a frozen ring on my buttocks, devoid of blood, sensation and warmth. As the blood rushed back, the sensation slowly returned, and although slow, it was sadly satisfying.
Anyone who knows me knows that I am far from being the romantic type, but even for me, I have to admit, Bruges wooed me (especially the windmills!), and love was in the air!
We were helped along again by a magnificent accommodation (thanks AGAIN Airbnb). It was like our own little place. A 2 level converted garage completely separate from the main house, decorated with African artefacts and other homely nic-nacs, in a beautiful garden with deck chairs ...
... a half chicken and salad at an outdoor cafe, it was very good. We continued our walk, decided to go have a gelato at DaVinci, yummy. We window shopped here and there, then decided to get some food at the market to bring back to the room for later. Watched the movie In Bruge! Pretty gruesome, but fun to see the sights that we just traveled through. Relaxed the rest of the evening. A big day tomorrow ...
... if they have never seen or heard of cars and walk all over the place at a slow saunter.. So taking a taxi from the train station takes a very long time and a lot of Euros to get to our hotel, in the center of the city. We check in and still have enough time to get out and walk around on our first day. we've decided to go out with just the walking map from the hotel, we get to the square, and can't quite figure out which way to go so back to the hotel ...
... the spear wound. It is taken out for veneration most days, but not on the one I visited. Sobering stuff- the picture is of the shrine that the blood was once kept in (no longer). Somehow I didn't feel it was right to photograph the tabernacle itself. With daylight slowly fading, I trekked on toward the outer parts of town to the Folk Museum. Entry was €1 - couldn't have got much better for the price. It was set up as a series of rooms representing different ...