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Category: Brugge

Beautiful Photos of Brugge’s Canals

Brugge’s prime and strategic location on the North Sea has ensured that the area was inhabited long before recorded history……

Little Details, Brugge

This is my second Easter spent in Brugge. The first was in 2011… when the Tour de Flanders (La Ronde)…

Sint Salvatorskathedraal

Left is a view looking up the spire at Sint Salvatorskathedraal. The cathedral had a bit of spire envy going…

Gruunthuse Museum

If you venture down an obscure alley way along the back of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, into a cobbled courtyard or…

Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

Most people come to the Church of Our Lady to see Michelangelo’s Madonna and Child, but they are quickly lured…

Wandering Brugge

Bruge (or Brugge) is one of the best preserved of the medieval cities in Flanders. This may be due to…

Heerlijk Voedsel

Morning began with a meander through the Saturday morning food market; the smell of baking pastries permeated every inch of…

The Beguines of Bruges (De Wijngaard)

What if you lived in medieval times and suddenly found yourself with children and widowed by the crusades? What if…

Brugge Waterways

I realize it’s cliché, but Brugge has often been called the Venice of the North… mostly because of the elaborate…

Vrolijk Pasen or Happy Easter

The day started with a traditional Belgian practice… not mass, nor the consumption of mass amounts of chocolate, no Easter…

Little Shop in Brugge

“Your French is magnificent.” It was an old shopkeeper who spoke to me as I walked to the till to…

Brugge, Belgium

I’m in Belgium: Brugge to be exact (pronounced like Booger with an “r”). It seemed like a good place to…

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