Category Bruges

Europe 2014 – Bruges (Brugge) – We Climb to the Top and Tour the Canals

Timeline: August 2nd – 4th This day would be spent seeing as many of Bruges’s typical tourist spots as possible. After a very good and filling breakfast at the Fevery (ham, cheese, yoghurt, cereal, three different types of bread, jams, etc.) we set out for the Markt Square with a brief but fun detour at […]

Europe 2014 – Bruges (Brugge) – Still a Special Place to Visit

Timeline: August 2nd – 4th We decided to use toll roads this day to cut down on driving time and give us the opportunity to make a stop in Rouen, a town Joanna and I visited in 1984 and known for where Joan of Arc was martyred.   In a little less than two hours we […]

Europe 2007 – The Start of a New Adventure, Part Two

After another fine breakfast, we loaded up the BMW and began our journey west to Bruges, Belgium.  On the way we made a brief stop in Birkenfield, the area my Uncle Chuck was stationed when I visited he and his family in 1977. Unable to find any locations that sparked a memory, we moved on […]