Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

Bruges: Wandering the streets to Sint-Janshospitaal

After our satisfying lunch of frites and beer, we wandered through the shop-lined streets of Bruges toward the city centre.  We were headed for the Sint-Janshospitaal to see some paintings by Memling. In addition to the ubiquitous chocolateries, there are … Continue reading

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Bruges: Chocolate

Bruges has clearly become the world’s capital of chocolate porn.  Seriously.  I knew it was known for chocolate (as is Belgium in general, of course), but I had no idea how omnipresent and how numerous the chocolatiers had become in … Continue reading

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Bruges: The Minnewater and Begijnhof

After our lovely Eurostar ride from Ashford to Brussels, we hopped on a train from Bruxelles Midi to Bruges.  In an hour, we were in this amazing Medieval city. From the train station, we wandered into the town centre, via … Continue reading

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Riding in Style: The Eurostar

Brad and I can now say that we are part of the club that has traveled over and under the English Channel. We had the chance to take a quick trip to Belgium sans children (courtesy of Emily and Kiri!), so … Continue reading

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