A Day in Ghent

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Oct 242014
 
A Day in Ghent

Bruges is a beautiful little town, while Ghent is quite large and very active, and it has been said that “… you get the feeling that this is a city first and tourist destination second, in sharp contrast to Bruges.” Getting off the train and making our way into town  you could tell that this

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A Day in Bruges

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Oct 242014
 
A Day in Bruges

The trains from Brussels to Bruges run pretty much on the hour. We left early hoping to avoid crowds, but that strategy didn’t work. The off-and-on rains got us and the crowds a bit damp, so we ducked into a local museum for a bit. Emerging just as the weather began clearing enough for us

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Brussels – II

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Oct 242014
 
Brussels - II

Hotel breakfasts are not generally satisfying, but when shared with friends, they are always better. So it was in Brussels. We tentatively planned our tour of Brussels with Niels and Jette over breakfast, and shortly after began the day’s exploration. Following the route that Jeannie and I took the day before, we revisited the Cathedral

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Brussels – I

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Oct 172014
 
Brussels - I

The luggage had been packed the night before. We were ready to begin the next leg of our journey as we went down to breakfast and noted that there were two additional places set. As we began with our coffee and fresh croissants, another couple came into the room. They had a brief conversation with

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Oct 082014
 
Calories Coming and Going

Forgive me dear readers for getting out of sequence, I am writing here about Brussels, Belgium and well, based on the timeline of the blog, we haven’t gotten here yet. I am about five days behind real time, but after a bottle of wine with dinner, so be it. Jeannie and I have two different

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