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Bruges: Lunch, Beer, Chocolate, Beer, Dinner, and Beer

One of the reasons we wanted to visit Belgium was to eat food. Frites, waffles, chocolate, beer, mussels, cheese, bread, chocolate, and beer.  Did I mention beer? Brad is a bit of a beer snob (I mean connoisseur), and used … Continue reading

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Bruges: Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

Across the street from the Sint-Janshospitaal, where we marveled at the Medieval structure and perused paintings by Memling and other Flemish primitives, is the Church of Our Lady, or Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk.  It dates to the 13th century, although parts … Continue reading

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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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