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... remember what I ate for dinner because the dessert was really what matters. I had the most amazing dark chocolate mousse with currants. Remember at the beginning of this post when I mentioned the chocolate was good here? Well it is delicious! Please see Erika's blog for more details on the chocolate mousse. Today we went back to city center to explore! We decided on a whim to do a chocolate tour through the city. And by that I mean as we walked ...
... of Bruges including:
- The Market Square (Markt) with its medieval Belfry tower and Cloth Halls. The Tower is 88 metres high, but with 366 steps and no lift (!!!) we decided not to climb it! ;
- The Burg, a square with the medieval City Hall (1376 – 1420), the Basilica of the Holy Blood (with a 12th century church, St Basil, underneath) where they keep a reliquary of the Holy Blood ...
... extreme engineering', the concept, the feat of its construction and the evident sucess. It is not inexpensive; it costs 15 million euros per year to maintain the project, which works out to about 1 euro per Dutchman-not bad for 'flood insurance'. An adjacent park with performing seals, a playground, an aquarium and an extensive gift shop help defray the cost.
The Inspire is docked at Veere, a charming town. We have a ...
... was just a large area of open space with some buildings on the periphery
but as we walked around in the area we came to appreciate the attraction of its
More rain, tired feet, and a
need for a rest had us make our way back to where we were staying for a
break. We had walked so far and so south that we had reached the end of
the walled area of the city and were near the train station. We were
going to take a bus ...
... see the only remaining trenches. When the current owner's grandfather returned from the war, he found his fields full of trenches and bomb craters, and he decided not to fill them in and plant crops. So we were able to see the zig-zag trenches, some of which were as muddy as they would have been in 1916. The trenches have gotten shallower over the years because while the owner maintains the site, he doesn't want to do anything artificial to it. He did have to shore up a few trench ...